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Arkema Price Increase on Organic Peroxides

Published on 2010-10-25. Author : SpecialChem

Arkema will implement, on November 1st, 2010, or as contracts allow, a price increase on perester, diacyl and dialkyl organic peroxides in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

These increases are necessary to offset raw material cost. The price increase ranges from 0,5 €/kg to 1.2 €/kg depending on specific products and will be applied to the following types of organic peroxides:

  • Perester based products will increase by 0.5 €/kg.
  • Luperox® 219M75 will increase by 0.8 €/kg.
  • Lauryl peroxide will increase by 1.2 €/kg following the increase of the lauric acid.
  • Luperox® 101 (2,5-dimethyl-2,5-di(tertio-butyl-peroxy)hexane) will increase by 0.8 €/kg.

About Arkema:

A global chemical company, Arkema consists of three businesses: Vinyl Products, Industrial Chemicals, and Performance Products. Arkema reported sales of 4.4 billion euros in 2009. Arkema has 13,800 employees in over 40 countries and seven research centers located in France, the United States and Japan. With internationally recognized brands, Arkema holds leadership positions in its principal markets.

Source: Arkema

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