BASF increases prices for certain polyalcohols

12 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.


Source: BASF


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