BASF increases prices for certain polyalcohols in Europe

BASF is increasing the prices of the polyalcohols neopentylglycol (NPG), trimethylolpropane (TMP), 1,6-hexanediol (HDO), epsilon-caprolactone (CLO), with immediate effect or as existing contracts permit in Europe.

• Neopentylglycol (NPG): +100 EUR/mt
• Trimethylolpropane (TMP): +100 EUR/mt
• 1,6-Hexanediol (HDO): +200 EUR/mt
• Epsilon-Caprolactone (CLO): +200 EUR/mt

Polyalcohols are widely used in solvent-free coatings and for the production of polyurethanes, alkyd resins, unsaturated polyester resins and synthetic lubricants.