Mitsui Chemicals

Environmental Protection

Air

Of the hazardous air pollutants specified under the Air Pollution Control Act, we are particularly focused on reducing emissions of priority substances that pose a significant health risk.
The Japanese government set a goal of reducing fixed-source volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions in fiscal 2010 by 30% compared to VOC emissions in fiscal 2000. VOC emissions at Mitsui Chemicals reached 8,523t in fiscal 2000, so our target is 5,966 tons / year. However, the Company established an even stricter target and achieved emissions of less than 3,000 tons / year in fiscal 2010. We have since continued to work toward maintaining emissions at this level.

Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emissions

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Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. achieved its target of less than 3,000 tons / year in FY2017.

NOx emissions

NOx emissions

SOx emissions

Soot and dust emissions

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Scope of Mitsui Chemicals, Inc: Parent company production sites and the Sodegaura Center.
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Scope of domestic and overseas affiliates: Production sites operated by consolidated subsidiaries and affiliated companies eligible for Responsible Care support.

Emissions of hazardous air pollutants (Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.)

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Precious emission figures: 771 tons / year (FY1995), 445 tons / year (FY2000), 110 tons / year (FY2005)