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BASF declares Force Majeure for a range of EO-based products

Raw material shortage due to technical problems in the European ethylene oxide (EO) production


BASF’s European production sites for ethylene oxide have experienced significant technical problems leading to a Force Majeure declaration on ethylene oxide on May 19, 2015. Due to the ethylene oxide (EO) shortage BASF has subsequently to declare Force Majeure for EO-based products produced in ...


Oxea Lifts Force Majeure on Trimethylolpropane and Potassium Formate


Oxea has lifted the Force Majeure notice issued in March for the production of Trimethylolpropane and Potassium Formate at its production site at Bishop, Texas. All of the safety recommendations at Oxea’s primary third-party services supplier, at the Bishop, Texas, production site, have been ...


Force Majeure at Oxea’s Intermediates unit in Bay City, Texas


Oxea Corporation announced that it has encountered a significant production issue at its Bay City, Texas facility. Due to a malfunction in the production process that, despite its best efforts could not be avoided, the Company has been unable to resume full production. As a result, Oxea has ...


BASF lifts Force Majeure for citral and derivatives


BASF announces that, effective as of the release of this information the company is lifting its declaration of Force Majeure with respect to citral-based aroma chemicals as well as Vitamin A and Vitamin E products for human and animal nutrition. The citral plant had to be shut down after a fire ...


Plant shutdown after fire: BASF declares Force Majeure for citral and derivatives

Shutdown period of four weeks


Due to a fire caused by a technical equipment failure that occurred at BASF’s citral plant in Ludwigshafen on March 12, the company had to shut down the plant and is forced to declare Force Majeure on citral-based aroma chemicals as well as Vitamin A and Vitamin E products for human and animal ...


Evonik producing CDT and polyamide 12 without any limitations

CDT plant passes performance test


As recently as ten months after the fire in Evonik Industries’ cyclododecatriene (CDT) plant, CDT-based VESTAMID® products and its precursors are available once again without limitations, thus force majeure ceased. After the reconstructed plant resumed operations at the Marl site in December, it ...


Styrolution lifts global force majeure for certain specialty grades


Styrolution announced that on June 30, 2012, it lifted force majeure in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region for Terluran HH, Luran S, Luran, Luran HH, Lustran and Terlux grades. Force majeure has been in place since October 24, 2011 following a fire that occurred in a part of Styrolution’s ...


Ashland to increase pressure-sensitive adhesives prices for EMEA


Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., is increasing the price of Aroset™ pressure-sensitive adhesives sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), by 10 percent effective Sept. 1, or at the earliest possible time depending on individual customer contracts. The ...


BASF declares end of Force Majeure on Plastomoll DNA, Palatinol N, Hexamoll DINCH and selected Palamoll grades


BASF SE has fixed the causes for the Force Majeure for its iso-Nonanol- (INA) based plasticizers produced in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and can hence declare the termination of Force Majeure. The Force Majeure was originally announced on July 21, 2010, due to a shortage of raw materials to produce ...


BASF declares Force Majeure


Due to a shortage of raw materials caused by an unforeseeable technical defect in its iso-Nonanol (INA) plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany, BASF SE is currently unable to produce the plasticizers Plastomoll® DNA, Palatinol® N, Hexamoll® DINCH and selected Palamoll® grades (652, 654, 656 and 858). ...


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