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EFSA: Bisphenol A exposure does not pose a health risk for consumers
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has completed its comprehensive re-evaluation of bisphenol A (BPA) exposure and toxicity. EFSA concludes that “BPA poses no health risk to consumers of any age group at current exposure...

TPG completes acquisition of stake in M&G Chemicals
M&G Chemicals (Luxembourg), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mossi Ghisolfi Group (Tortona, Italy), has completed issuing $300.0 million in new equity to TPG Opportunities Partners (TPG; Fort Worth, TX) and affiliated funds. The deal was originally announced...

Versalis confirms restart of Porto Marghera cracker to supply Shell
Versalis, the chemicals subsidiary of ENI (Rome), has announced the temporary restart of the company's naphtha cracker at Porto Marghera, Italy, as part of a supply agreement with Shell. The 490,000-m.t./year Porto Marghera cracker is due to restart in the...

Versalis signs agreement to divest petchem assets at Sarroch to refining firm
Versalis, the chemicals subsidiary of ENI (Rome), says that it has signed a firm agreement for the previously announced divestment of some of the company's petrochemical production plants at Sarroch, Italy, to Sarlux, a subsidiary of Saras (Sarroch). Sarlux...

Porto Marghera cracker restart is feasible, would make ethylene market 'balanced to long'—market source
Restarting Versalis's (Milan) Porto Marghera, Italy naphtha cracker is feasible, given that the company has not laid off any of the plant's employees, under the terms of an agreement with trade unions, a market source tells CW. "Versalis has not yet laid...

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