Propylene Oxide & Derivatives Supply – Force Majeure Event. Oct 7th, 2020

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Lyondell Chemical Company informs that on October 6, 2020, a leak developed on a PO refining column at their Bayport facility which required them to significantly cut rates at their facility. Accordingly, they must declare a force majeure event for all products within our Americas PO & derivatives portfolio – PO, P-Glycols, Allyl Alcohol, BDO & Derivatives, P-Series Glycol ethers and P-Specialties glycol ethers, effective October 7, 2020. They are currently evaluating the impact of this event on their production capability. Additional information will be provided once they have assessed their ability to supply. Though the extent of the impact has not yet been fully defined, Lyondell Chemical Company is issuing this notification as soon as possible to ensure that we are aware of the situation. We will be contacting you regarding product availability once more details are identified.

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