Mitsui Chemicals Acquired Additional ISCC PLUS Certification
Aiming to expand social implementation of biomass-based products under a mass balance
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo: 4183; President & CEO: HASHIMOTO Osamu) and its subsidiaries and affiliates have again been 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
|Name of product
|Motor vehicles, power lines, building materials, etc.
|ABS resin, paints, adhesives, etc.
|Auxiliary material for polyethylene, etc.
|Main ingredient in hydroquinone
|Evolue™, Evolue™H, ULTZEX™, NEO-ZEX™, HI-ZEX™
|Food packaging, films, bottles, tubes, pipes, containers, etc.
|Mitsui Chemicals Europe
|Food packaging, etc.
|Mitsui Prime Advanced Composites Europe
|Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello
|PP film products
|Food packaging, industrial films
* Following the acquisition of certification by Osaka Works last November, Mitsui Chemicals’ Ichihara Works and group subsidiaries and affiliates have now been acquired ISCC PLUS certification. While Ichihara Works does not currently run on bio-based hydrocarbons, the ISCC PLUS certification scheme will allow biomass certification to be used on derivatives produced at Ichihara Works going forward.
Products already eligible to use ISCC PLUS certification
|Name of product
|Ethylene, propylene, benzene, phenol, acetone, ethylene oxide
|Assorted basic chemicals
|Motor vehicles, household appliances, food packaging, daily necessities and general merchandise, etc.
* The Mitsui Chemicals Group pledges its commitment to complying with the ISCC PLUS requirements, in accordance with the latest ISCC regulations.