Sodium chloride, for chlor-alkali electrolysis; production mix, at plant

Category:
Materials production/plastics
Location:
EU-28 - European Union (EU-28)
Reference year: 2011 - 2016
Description

Disclaimer: The LCI and LCIA results of this dataset can vary from the published Eco-profile on PlasticsEurope website due to the conversion of the original LCI to an ILCD compliant LCI, and some updates of characterization factors used in the Eco-profile since the time of the publication. This was done in agreement with PlasticsEurope. null

Technology

"Rock salt, recovered by classical mechanical mining from underground deposits.
Brine, produced by forcing an aqueous stream into underground deposits of rock salt.
Solar salt, obtained by solar evaporation of seawater in large ponds.
Vacuum salt, produced by purification and evaporation of either brine or dissolved rock salt.
Purified NaCl-containing wastes incurred from KCl mining."

Process type
Fully aggregated
LCI modeling approach
Unknown
Multifunctional modeling
NONE
Format
ILCD
Aggregation type
VERTICAL
Data provider
Plastics Europe
Review status
Unknown
Cost
Free