INEOS Inovyn launches new Ultra Low Carbon Chlor-Alkali range, offering CO2 footprint reduction of up to 70% for caustic soda, caustic potash and chlorine products compared to industry averages; new range is made using renewable energy sources

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February 12, 2024 (press release) –

  • New Ultra Low Carbon (ULC) range of Chlor-Alkali products, including Caustic Soda, Caustic potash and Chlorine get a major carbon footprint reduction.
  • New products support customers to reach their emission reduction targets for 2030 and beyond.
  • Arnaud Valenduc, Business Director of INEOS Inovyn said: ‘We provide sustainable leadership through innovation, the new Ultra Low Carbon range is a critical step in helping our customers reduce the impact of their product offerings and accelerate the transition towards a Net Zero economy.’ 

INEOS Inovyn today announces a new Ultra Low Carbon range (ULC) of Chlor-Alkali products that reduce the carbon footprint of caustic soda, caustic potash and chlorine by up to 70% compared to industry averages. 

The new range uses renewable energy sources to power INEOS Inovyn manufacturing sites. The first production sites include Rafnes in Norway, which uses local hydroelectric power and Antwerp in Belgium, where electricity comes directly from North Sea wind turbines.

Customers using the ULC Chlor-Alkali range will now be able to significantly reduce their scope 3 emissions, to develop sustainable downstream products which address their own market needs. The range is certified under the ISCC (International Sustainability & Carbon Certification(*)) PLUS scheme.

INEOS Inovyn, Europe’s largest Chlor-Alkali producer already provides a range of standard products with the lowest industry carbon footprint in Europe, recognised through its Environmental Product Declarations (EPD). Today’s announcement represents a major step in its ongoing sustainability journey.

‘INEOS Inovyn’s standard Chlor-Alkali portfolio already offers 30% lower Green House Gas emission than the European industry average. With the launch of our new ULC range this gap increases to 70% for caustic soda, helping customers meet their ambitious GHG reduction targets,’ adds Arnaud Valenduc.

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(*) International Sustainability & Carbon Certification: global voluntary certification program for bio-based, circular and renewable raw materials across all markets.

Media Contacts

Paul Tuohy
+44(0) 7766 990756
paul.tuohy@ineos.com   

Note to Editors

About INEOS Inovyn

INEOS Inovyn is Europe's leading producer of vinyls and in the top three worldwide. With an annual turnover of €5.1 billion, INEOS Inovyn has circa 4,300 employees and manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in 8 countries across Europe.

INEOS Inovyn’s portfolio consists of an extensive range of class-leading products arranged across General Purpose Vinyls; Specialty Vinyls; Organic Chlorine Derivatives; Chlor-Alkali; Hydrogen and Performance Chemicals. INEOS Inovyn's annual commercial production volume is circa 10 million tonnes.

See www.inovyn.com and www.ineos.com for more details.

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