Frequently Asked Questions about UPM BioVerno for chemicals


What is the raw material for UPM BioVerno naphtha?

UPM BioVerno is made from crude tall oil, a residue of pulp production. A substantial part of this raw material is sourced from UPM pulp mills.

How does your UPM BioVerno naphtha compare to fossil alternatives?

Physical properties and quality are identical to fossil equivalents, and it can be used in all the same end uses.

Is your product recyclable?

Yes, it can – and should – be recycled.

Is UPM BioVerno naphtha biodegradable?  

No, this would not be a benefit when using it in food and liquid packages.