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BASF to increase price for diols and derivatives in North America

Effective October 1, 2020 or as existing contracts permit, BASF Corporation will increase prices in North America for 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) and derivatives.

Product                                                                       Price Increase

1,4- Butanediol (BDO)                                                $0.05 / lb

Gamma-butyrolactone (GBL)                                   $0.05 / lb

Tetrahydrofuran (THF)                                              $0.07 / lb

N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP)                                     $0.05 / lb

Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF®)         $0.07 / lb

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

Source: BASF

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