Mitsui Chemicals Acquires Additional ISCC PLUS Certification
Aiming to expand social implementation of biomass-based products under a mass balance system
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo: 4183; President & CEO: HASHIMOTO Osamu) has again acquired certification for a number of products under the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS system for certifying sustainable products. Aiming to expand the social implementation of biomass-based products under a mass balance system, Mitsui Chemicals plans to continue working toward the acquisition of ISCC PLUS certification across the Mitsui Chemicals Group to contribute to further advances in society’s use of biomass.
Products newly eligible to use ISCC PLUS certification
|Company name||Product||Name of product||Main applications|
|Mitsui Chemicals||Ammonia||Ammonia||Fertilizer, synthetic fibers, dyes|
|Ethylene glycol||Monoethylene glycol||PET resin, antifreeze, polyester fiber|
|Diethylene glycol||Diethylene glycol||Unsaturated polyester resin, pulverization aid for cement|
|Hydroquinone||Hydroquinone||Photographic chemicals, polymerization retardant|
|Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene||HI-ZEX MILLION™||Separators for lithium-ion batteries, high-strength fibers, abrasion-resistant and sliding components, filters, sliding adhesive tape|
|Bisphenol A||Bisphenol A||Polycarbonate resin, epoxy resin, flame retardants, surfactant, toner resin|
|Polyethylene glycol||Polyethylene glycol||Cosmetics, surfactants|
|Polymethyl pentene||TPX™||High-performance polyolefin resin offering heat resistance, releasability and transparency|
|B-B fraction||B-B fraction||Raw material for butadiene extraction|
|C5 fraction||C5 fraction||Raw material for isoprene extraction|
* Following the acquisition of certification by Ichihara Works this past April, Iwakuni-Ohtake Works acquired ISCC PLUS certification in October. While only Osaka Works currently runs on bio-based hydrocarbons, the ISCC PLUS certification scheme will allow biomass certification to be used on derivatives produced at Ichihara Works and Iwakuni-Ohtake Works going forward.
Products already eligible to use ISCC PLUS certification
From previous news releases
Please also refer to the following page for information about Mitsui Chemicals’ BePLAYER™ products:
* The Mitsui Chemicals Group pledges its commitment to complying with the ISCC PLUS requirements, in accordance with the latest ISCC regulations, and to avoiding the practice of double counting the Group’s environmental contributions.