Notices and Material Facts

Material Fact - Suspension of Operations in Alagoas

BRASKEM S.A.

Corporate Taxpayer ID (CNPJ): 42.150.391/0001-70

Company Registry (NIRE): 29.300.006.939

Publicly Held Company

MATERIAL FACT

 

Braskem S.A. ("Braskem" or "Company"), pursuant to CVM Instruction 358/02, in continuation of the Notice to the Market published yesterday, hereby announces to its shareholders and the market that due to the developments stemming from the publication of Report no. 1 by the Brazilian Geological Service (CPRM), in accordance with applicable safety standards, it has started suspending salt extraction and, consequently, the operations of the chlor-alkali and dichloroethane plants located in the district of Pontal da Barra in Maceió, Alagoas. The Company is also assessing the impacts on the PVC plant in Marechal Deodoro, Alagoas and its plants located in the Camaçari Petrochemical Complex in Bahia, since they are integrated into the production chain.

Braskem has been collaborating with the authorities to identify the causes of the geological events, with support from independent experts, and remains committed to implementing solutions. The Company will analyze the report's findings and the appropriate measures on this issue.

Given its commitment to the safety of people, Braskem reaffirms that it will continue to implement emergency actions in the region and will assess, together with competent authorities, the implementation of additional measures.

For more information, please contact Braskem's Investor Relations Department by calling +55 (11) 3576-9531 or by sending an e-mail to braskem-ri@braskem.com.br