04.06.2010

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BASF to increase prices for butanediol and derivatives in Europe

With immediate effect, or as existing contracts permit, BASF SE will increase its European selling prices for the following products:

• 1,4 Butanediol (BDO) +250 EUR/mt
• Tetrahydrofuran (THF) +250 EUR/mt
• Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF®) +330 EUR/mt
• N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP) +250 EUR/mt
• Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL) +250 EUR/mt

The price adjustment ensures that BASF can continue to offer quality products and services to its customers, announced the company.

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

PolyTHF® is a registered trade mark of BASF Group in many countries.

More Information: www.basf.com