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 seven SIN List substances, but none of them are officially recognised as chemicals of high concern by the EU. However, data is only available for less than one fifth of the Latin American giant’s production, as…