BASF Increases Prices on BDO and Derivatives
BASF to increase price for diols and derivatives in North America
FLORHAM PARK, NJ, February 28, 2020 – Effective April 1, 2020 or as existing contracts permit, BASF Corporation’s Intermediate Division will increase prices in North America for 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) and derivatives.
Product Price Increase
1,4- Butanediol (BDO) $0.06 / lb
Tetrahydrofuran (THF) $0.08 / lb
N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) $0.06 / lb
Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF®) $0.08 / lb
BDO and its derivatives are used for producing engineering plastics, polyurethanes, solvents and elastic spandex fibers.