A Dec. 10, Page 1 story should have said that although Dow Chemical Co. is closing its styrene monomer operations in CamaÃ§ari, Brazil, production of other products there will be unaffected.
A Feb. 4, Page 7 story should have said the Hilex Environmentally Degradable bag will degrade in as few as eight weeks. The bags will oxidize in the environment. According to the company, the bags begin to biodegrade over a period of time that is difficult to forecast due to varied environmental conditions.
A Feb. 11, Page 7 story mischaracterized some of Reliance Industries Ltd.'s activities. The firm is a significant oil and gas producer (but not India's largest), and is no longer in the cell phone or financial services businesses.