Mitsui Chemicals Acquired Additional ISCC PLUS Certification

Aiming to expand social implementation of biomass-based products under a mass balance

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2022.06.02

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

Company name Product Name of product Main applications
Mitsui Chemicals Elastomer TAFMER™ *Brand-limited
EPT Mitsui EPT™ Motor vehicles, power lines, building materials, etc.
α-methylstyrene ABS resin, paints, adhesives, etc.
1-hexene Auxiliary material for polyethylene, etc.
p-DIPB Main ingredient in hydroquinone
Prime Polymer Polyethylene Evolue™, Evolue™H, ULTZEX™, NEO-ZEX™, HI-ZEX™ Food packaging, films, bottles, tubes, pipes, containers, etc.
Mitsui Chemicals Europe Adhesive polyolefin ADMER™ Food packaging, etc.
Elastomer MILASTOMER™ Motor vehicles
Mitsui Prime Advanced Composites Europe PP compound Motor vehicles
Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello PP film 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

Company name Product Name of product Main applications
Mitsui Chemicals Ethylene, propylene, benzene, phenol, acetone, ethylene oxide Assorted basic chemicals
Prime Polymer Polypropylene Prime Polypro™ 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.