Correcting Myths & Misinformation on Phthalate Plasticizers: Three-part collaboration with Evonik & The Chemical Company

Episode 072 – 074 of The View from Jamestown: Podcast Edition is a special three-part mini series featuring Evonik. Host Ben Sawicki of the podcast The View from Jamestown had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Hendrik T. M. Fischer, Sanjay Kakkar, and Nadine Engel to discuss phthalates and plasticizers at length.

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The company is active in more than 100 countries around the world and generated sales of €15 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.38 billion in 2021. Evonik goes far beyond chemistry to create innovative, profitable and sustainable solutions for customers. More than 33,000 employees work together for a common purpose: To improve life, today and tomorrow.

Episode 072:
 Featuring an introduction of both The Chemical Company and Evonik, brief overview of plasticizers and phthalates, the public perception of phthalates and an overview of the entire three-part mini-series. 

Episode 073: 
This episode features a discussion on plasticizers, and more specifically the world of phthalates. Phthalates have become a commonly discussed material throughout society, and the Evonik team works to “de-bunk” myths surrounding phthalates in this episode.

Episode 074: 
This final episode summarizes our discussion of plasticizers and phthalates, and discussed some common media claims made about plasticizers which are not factually correct. 

Dr. Hendrik T. M. Fischer: Director Advocacy and Regulatory Marketing
Sanjay Kakkar: Business Director
Nadine Engel: Hazard & Risk Management
Host: Marketing & Sales Specialist Ben Sawicki

Produced by:
Kettlebottom Creative​



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