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Arkema to raise prices of oxygenated solvents
Jun '09
Arkema announced that effective July 1, 2009, or as contracts allow, it will raise the price of its oxygenated solvents in Europe by 50 Euro/ton.

This price adjustment is necessary to offset the increase of raw materials and energy. Solvents impacted by this increase are:

• Methyl Isobutyl Ketone (MIBK),
• Diacetone Alcohol (DAA),
• Hexylene Glycol (HG),
• Isophorone.

The oxygenated solvents manufactured by Arkema are used in a wide range of markets such as paints and coatings, pharmaceuticals, lubricants, detergency and personal care.


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