BASF increases prices for certain polyalcohols12 Feb 2010 • by Natalie Aster
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.
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