Daicel Corporation
Recovery and Operating Situation of Peracetic Acid Plant at Ohtake Plant(Fire Accident at Ohtake Plant: 5th Report)

We report the situations that have been determined as of January 19, 2018, concerning the recovery of our peracetic acid plant at the Ohtake Plant from the fire accident on July 18, 2017.
Again, we sincerely apologize that this accident posed too much inconvenience.

1. Resumption of Production
As planned, we have resumed the production of peracetic acid from the end of November 2017, ensuring sufficient safety. As of January 19, 2018, the relevant plant has been operating smoothly according to the recovery plan. Additionally, various derivatives also have been resumed to producing from December 2017.

2. Future Operation
We will continue the operation of our peracetic acid plant, with placing safety as our first priority.

Regarding inquiries the products related to this accident please contact below;
Performance Products Marketing, Organic Chemical Products Company
TEL: +81.3.6711.8211

Other inquiries, please contact us via our corporate website.