Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Polystyrene (general purpose) granulate (GPPS);production mix, at plant;crystal form is pure polystyrene with few additives, used when clarity is required even though it is very brittle (Location: RER)

Description

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.

Technical Purpose: Polystyrene is a versatile polymer resin used in a wide range of applications - especially in the packaging industry.

Geographical Representation: RER

Contributors (in alphabetical order)
Simone Fazio simone.fazio@ec.europa.eu
David Pennington david.pennington@jrc.ec.europa.eu
How to cite
Fazio, Simone; Pennington, David (2002):  Polystyrene (general purpose) granulate (GPPS);production mix, at plant;crystal form is pure polystyrene with few additives, used when clarity is required even though it is very brittle (Location: RER). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/jrc-eplca-6ed5e0f8-3914-4533-9beb-c93222bdb2cb
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Issue date 2002-01-01
Landing page http://eplca.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ELCD3/showProcess.xhtml?uuid=6ed5e0f8-3914-4533-9beb-c93222bdb2cb
Geographic area Europe
Temporal coverage

From: 2002-01-01 – 2012-01-01

Update frequency irregular
Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/jrc-eplca-6ed5e0f8-3914-4533-9beb-c93222bdb2cb

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