Ludwigshafen, Germany -- BASF is immediataly increasing its prices for ethanolamines, ethyleneamines and isopropanolamines in Europe as follows, existing contracts permitting:
Ethanolamines by Euro 50/tonne: monoethanolamine (MEOA) and triethanolamine (TEOA).
Ethyleneamines by Euro 50/tonne; ethylenediamine (EDA); diethylenetriamine (DETA); aminoethylethanolamine (AEEA); and Piperazine AMIX 1000.
Isopropanolamines by 60 Euro/tonne; monoisopropanolamine (MIPOA); diisopropanolamine (DIPOA); and triisopropanolamine (TIPOA).
BASF said that MEOA, TEOA, EDA, DETA, AEEA, piperazine and AMIX 1000 are high-class intermediates used in the manufacture of agrochemicals, paper chemicals and wood protectants, surfactants for detergents and cleaning products, active pharmaceutical ingredients, process chemicals for gas treatment, as well as lubricants and cement additives. BASF produces MEOA and TEOA at its Verbund sites in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and Antwerp, Belgium, and ethyleneamines at the Antwerp site.
The isopropylamines, MIPOA, DIPOA and TIPOA, are of value in the production of gas treatment process chemicals, cement additives, lubricants, surfactants for detergents and cleaning products, as well as agrochemicals and coatings.
BASF makes MIPOA, DIPOA and TIPOA at its site in Ludwigshafen.