Grade C-
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Braskem

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.
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Total score
13 / 48

Grade summary

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…

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Overall rank
24 / 50
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Total score
13 / 48
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Product Portfolio
- / 18
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Development of Safer Chemicals
- / 12
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Management & Transparency
- / 12
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