ChemScore report card
Headquartered in São Paulo, Braskem is the largest petrochemicals company in Latin America. It is a very large producer of thermoplastic resins with several plants across the Americas. The company produces ethylene, propylene, benzene, toluene, xylenes, butadiene, butene, isoprene, polyethylene, polyvinyl chloride (PVC), and more.
Braskem produces ten hazardous substances – none of which are included in the EU’s REACH Candidate List – and no persistent chemicals. However, since there is no available data for the 83 percent of the company’s production that…