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Manufacture of Organic Fine Chemicals

This BREF focuses on the batch manufacture of organic chemicals in multipurpose plants and addresses the manufacture of a wide range of organic chemicals. Some production sites may also include dedicated production lines for larger volume products with batch, semi-batch or continuous operation. The list is not exaustive but includes for example:

• dyes and pigments
• plant health products and biocides
• pharmaceutical products (chemical and biological processes)
• organic explosives
• organic intermediates
• specialised surfactants
• flavours and fragrances
• pheromones
• plasticisers
• vitamins
• optical brighteners
• flame-retardants.

Manufacture of Organic Fine Chemicals

 

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