Effective April 1, 2020 or as existing contracts permit, BASF Corporation’s Intermediate Division will increase prices in North America for 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) and derivatives as shown below:
1,4- Butanediol (BDO) –> $0.06 / lb
Tetrahydrofuran (THF) –> $0.08 / lb
N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) –> $0.06 / lb
Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF®) –> $0.08 / lb
BDO and its derivatives are used for producing engineering plastics, polyurethanes, solvents and elastic spandex fibers.
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