Sustainability and Quality

We take a professional, ethical and ecological commitment so that, today, we can protect everybody's future


Respol Resinas has been granted with the ISCC Plus Certification for its Tall Oil Rosin Esters brand POLIMELT produced in Leiria, Portugal. 

The ISCC – International Sustainability and Carbon Certification is a leading, globally applicable and industry recognized certification system for the implementation and certification of sustainable supply chains that supports the transition to a circular economy and bioeconomy. Its key pillars include traceability throughout the supply chain, feedstock identity, no deforestation, transparent rules for mass balancing and physical segregation as well as protection of biodiversity and high carbon stock areas.

Respol Resinas’ ISCC Plus Certification supports you as a customer in reducing environmental impact and meeting the consumer-driven demand for more circular supply chains. All non-energy applications are covered including adhesives, paintings, and coatings. By using our rosin esters, you’ll be able to achieve superior properties and promote the shift towards the circular economy and bioeconomy. By using recycled and renewable raw materials, you’ll be stopping waste from going to landfill and instead converting it into a valuable product.

ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001

Respol was first certified according to ISO 9001 back in 1999. Since then, this QMS certification mirrors the commitment to a continuously improved system on developing and producing rosin derivatives in Respol.

Respol keeps annual inspections by external parties on its prevention of severe accidents’ management system, according to the Seveso european directive. Its safety and environmental management system is certified according to ISO 14001 and ISO 45001.

Industrial Licensno. 50/2012

Environmental Single Title Model TUA20230712002092

SME Portuguese Excellency Award 2010, 2011, 2012






Respol is an industrial organization that incorporates significant activities related to the environmental impact. The organization engages in minimizing the business’s negative impact in the environment.

Respol seeks to obtain more efficient technical means in order to comply with the legal requirements concerning the premises and it’s activities, even the subcontracted ones, including the legal emission limits for water, air and environment noise.