About us

We are the international bromine organisation. Since 1997 we have been working to foster knowledge on the uses and benefits of bromine-based solutions. We strongly believe in science and innovation. Through investments in research and development BSEF members create robust bromine-based technologies meeting the needs of society.
Our vision is to be the reference source for information and science on bromine and bromine technologies globally

What we do

We work with a variety of national, regional and international network of downstream use associations to develop, promote and support the use of bromine in its different applications;

We foster many the benefits of Bromine and Bromine Based technologies and support the technological advancement of the industry;

We actively initiate and fund scientific research programmes that examines the role of bromine and bromine-based chemicals in human health and the environment;

We share our knowledge freely and we do not conduct commercial or trading operations of any kind

We have a neutral positioning and we do not present forecasts or comments on bromine markets, prices or supply/demand

We do promote the long term use of bromine as a vital and intrinsic contributor to a sustainable future for mankind;

We promote the safe use and handling of bromine and support the Responsible Care approach of the global chemical industry


Our members are Albemarle Corporation, ICL Industrial Products, Lanxess and Tosoh Corporation.

Useful links

BSEF Japan

Contact us

BSEF Secretariat
Avenue Edmond Van Nieuwenhuyse 4,
1160 Auderghem, Brussels

: +32 2 792 7550
: info@bsef.org