(Commission File No. 1-14862 )
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
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NOTICE TO THE MARKET
São Paulo, April 2, 2019 – BRASKEM S.A. (B3: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK) hereby announces to its shareholders and the market in general that it has become aware, through the media, of a lawsuit filed against it by the Public Prosecutor’s Office and the Public Defender’s Office, both of the State of Alagoas, requesting the freezing of amounts and assets in a total of approximately R$6.7 billion to guarantee any potential damages owed to the general public affected by the geological phenomenon which occurred in districts near the rock salt extraction area in Maceió.
In this regard, the Company informs that it was not served in the referred lawsuit, but will evaluate and take the pertinent measures within the applicable legal deadlines and keep the market informed of any relevant developments on the matter.
Regarding the phenomenon occurred in the Pinheiro neighborhood, the Company reiterates that it has been collaborating with the authorities to identify the causes, that the technical analysis of the competent bodies are still in progress and that, to date, it cannot be affirmed that Braskem’s activities are the cause of the events observed in the neighborhood.
Braskem reaffirms its commitment to the population of Alagoas and to responsible business practices, and will continue contributing to identify and implement solutions.
For more information, please contact Braskem’s Investor Relations Department by calling +55 (11) 3576-9531 or sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.Date: April 2, 2019
|By:||/s/ Pedro van Langendonck Teixeira de Freitas|
|Name:||Pedro van Langendonck Teixeira de Freitas|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
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