ChemScore report card
After a merger with DuPont, the former Dow Chemical Company operates under the name Dow Inc. The company is one of the largest producers of plastics in the world and the foremost supplier of polyethylene (PE) resin. It is also known as the world’s largest producer of polyalkylene glycols and chlorine. Dow operates over 100 manufacturing sites in 31 countries.
Dow has a very large production of hazardous chemicals and data tells us that it is producing 71 highly hazardous chemicals this year, compared to 63 last year. Fortunately, the production of persistent chemicals has decreased, but only…