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BASF Increases Prices for Certain Polyalcohols

Published on 2010-02-18. Author : SpecialChem

BASF is increasing the prices of its polyalcohols neopentylglycol (NPG), trimethylolpropane (TMP), hydroxypivalic acid neopentylglycol ester (HPN) and 1,6-hexanediol (HDO) with immediate effect or as existing contracts permit. The price adjustment accounts for inadequate margins.

Europe, Africa, Middle East (EUR)
Asia (USD)
The Americas (USD)
Neopentylglycol (NPG)
+ 300 €/t
+ 250 USD/t
+ 0.10 USD/lb
Trimethylolpropane (TMP)
+ 300 €/t
+ 0.10 USD/lb
Hydroxypivalic acid neopentylglycol ester (HPN)
+ 300 €/t
+ 150 USD/t
+ 0.10 USD/lb
1,6-Hexanediol (HDO)
+ 145 €/t
+ 150 USD/t
+ 0.10 USD/lb

Polyalcohols are widely used in solvent-free coatings and for the production of polyurethanes, alkyd resins, unsaturated polyester resins and synthetic lubricants.

Source: BASF

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