Adipic acid

March 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;3/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 59, p35
Trade Publication
The article provides information on adipic acid, a white, crystalline, odorless powder. The chemical is used in nylon 6,6 fibres and resins, which account for nearly 65% of output. Planned and unplanned shutdowns in Europe and Asia kept supply tight in 2006, while demand into nylon and non-nylon sectors was strong. Global demand is forecast to grow by 6%/year to 2010.


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