With this new process, Evonik reports that the participating project partners are laying the foundation for a more environmentally friendly and cost-effective large-scale method of synthesis.
January 8, 2020
Evonik Industries recently announced that a research team led by Matthias Beller, Ph.D., director of the Leibniz Institute for Catalysis at the University of Rostock (LIKAT Rostock), and Robert Franke, Ph.D., of Evonik Performance Materials GmbH, has succeeded in double carbonylating 1,3-butadiene directly to produce adipates (salts of adipic acid).
The EPA’s risk evaluation of diisononyl phthalate will reportedly be performed using the best available science and weight of scientific evidence.
December 19, 2019
Evonik recently announced that it has joined with other manufacturers in the High Phthalates Panel (HPP), a sector group of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), in a voluntary manufacturer request to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to conduct a broad-based risk evaluation of the uses of diisononyl phthalate (DINP).