FLORHAM PARK, NJ, March 1, 2018 – Effective April 1, 2018, or as existing contracts permit, BASF Corporation’s Intermediate Division will increase prices in North America for 1,4-Butanediol and derivatives.
Product Price Increase
1,4- Butanediol (BDO) $0.10 / lb
Tetrahydrofuran (THF) $0.22 / lb
Gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) $0.10 / lb
N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) $0.10 / lb
Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF®) $0.15 / lb
2-Pyrrolidone (2P) $0.10 / lb
N-vinylpyrrolidone (NVP) $0.10 / lb
BDO and its derivatives are used for producing engineering plastics, polyurethanes, solvents and elastic spandex fibers.