TITLE

BASF pumps up THF output in Ludwigshafen

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;5/14/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 66, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of BASF to expand its intermediate tetrahydrofuran (THF) capacity in Ludwigshafen, Germany by 30,000 tons/year from the end of 2007. According to the firm, the move would expand its global THF capacity to 210,000 tons/year. The intermediate is suitable for use in complex water-sensitive reactions occurring in the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients.
ACCESSION #
25393720

 

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