BASF increases prices for acetylene-based specialty intermediates and carbonates

Ludwigshafen, (PresseBox) - With immediate effect or as contracts allow, BASF is increasing the sales prices globally for acetylene-based specialty intermediates by 10%. Rising costs make these price adjustments necessary.

The products are as follows:

- acetylene alcohols, such as propargyl alcohol, as well as other products within this product range;
- vinyl monomers, for example vinyl caprolactam;
- triethylene glycol divinyl ether as well as other products within this product range;
- carbonates, including Propylene carbonate S, Ethylene carbon-ate S and carbonate mixtures.

The named specialties are primarily used as intermediates for phar-maceuticals and agrochemicals. Further applications are cosmetics, coatings, printing inks, polymers and others.

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