ChemScore report card
DuPont de Nemours is a specialty chemicals company that has undergone major changes in recent years. In 2015, DuPont completed the spin-off of their performance chemicals division (including the production of many hazardous chemicals) into a new publicly traded company called Chemours. Later that same year, it was followed by a merger of DuPont and Dow Chemical and the subsequent spin-offs of DOW (materials science), Corteva (agriculture) and DuPont (specialty products). DuPont is now working in the business fields of Nutrition & Health, Industrial Biosciences, Safety & Protection and Electronics & Communications.
DuPont has a very large production of hazardous chemicals and data tells us that it is producing 36 highly hazardous chemicals, including four persistent chemicals, which leaves the company without a single point in the first category. The…