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BASF Increases BDO and Derivatives Pricing

BASF to Increase Price for Diols and Derivatives in North America

Effective January 1, 2018, or as existing contracts permit, BASF will increase prices in North America for 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) and derivatives by $0.05/lb.

The products included are: BDO, Tetrahydrofuran (THF), Gamma-butyrolactone (GBL), N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP), Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF®), 2-Pyrrolidone (2-P) and N-vinylpyrrolidone (NVP).

BDO and its derivatives are used for producing engineering plastics, polyurethanes, solvents and elastic spandex fibers.