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Chemtura: Flame retardant sourcing deal with Albemarle

Chemtura (Middlebury, Connecticut / USA; www.chemtura.com) has entered a long-term agreement to source certain flame retardants from Albemarle (Baton Rouge, Louisiana / USA; www.albemarle.com). Under the agreement, Chemtura, which is currently in Chapter 11 insolvency proceedings, will source from Albemarle "BA-59P”, "DE-83R”, "Firemaster” 2100, n-propyl bromide and sodium bromide.

In addition, Albemarle is assigning its brine interests in Chemtura's West Brine production unit located in Union County, South Arkansas / USA to Chemtura. The companies said they have also settled ongoing decabromodiphenyl ethane and bromine litigation.

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