Nylon 6, fossil fuel based
Data are from the Eco-profiles of the European plastics industry (PlasticsEurope) and extrapolated to represent a global average production scenario. Nylon 6 is a polymer derived from petroleum and is widely used in the textiles industry. Technology represents production by different ways out of caprolactam.
|Impact area||MSI Score|
|Abiotic Resource Depletion, Fossil Fuels||9.9|
Scored per material rather than production stage. Click on "Return to Material", and learn about Chemistry scoring under "Chemistry Certifications".
- Primary Source: ecoinvent 3.1 data published in Life Cycle Inventories of Packaging and Graphical Paper 2007 Separate publication
- Last Publication or Review date: 2011
- Geography: Global/generic
- Data Generator: Cashion East, Pivot Analytics; firstname.lastname@example.org
|Precision||Fair||20% to 30%||3|
|Time Representativeness||Good||Data are not older than 6 years with respect to the release date or latest review date||2|
|Geographical Representativeness||Good||The processes included in the dataset are well representative for the geography stated in the title and metadata||2|
|Technological Representativeness||Good||The technologies modeled are included in the mix of technologies covered by the dataset||2|