FLORHAM PARK, NJ, September 1, 2020 – 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.