Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Polypropylene granulate (PP);production mix, at plant (Location: RER)


Raw data for polymerization and intermediate products are collected by several producers in Europe; the average is calculated by the consultant based on the production capacity of the companies. The LCI result is calculated with background data from the Boustead database.

Synonyms: Polypropylene; Polypropene; Propene polymers; Propylene polymers; 1-Propene homopolymer

Technical Purpose: A large proportion of polypropylene is used in fibres as constituents of fabrics, upholstery and carpets. Many industrial uses involve ropes, woven and non-woven fabrics and reinforcements. Blow moulded containers, such as bottles. A wide range of injection moulded items exists in appliance housings, resistant containers, car components, toys and furniture

Geographical Representation: RER

Contributors (in alphabetical order)
Simone Fazio
David Pennington
How to cite
Fazio, Simone; Pennington, David (1999):  Polypropylene granulate (PP);production mix, at plant (Location: RER). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Additional information
Issue date 1999-01-01
Landing page
Geographic area Europe
Temporal coverage (start date) 1999-01-01
Temporal coverage (end date) 2009-01-01
Update frequency irregular
Language English
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT

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