BASF Corporation

Chemicals & Gases

BASF Contracts Canadian Distributor for Urethane-based Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, and Elastomer (CASE) Products

WYANDOTTE, MI, April 24, 2009 - BASF, a market leader in polyurethanes, has signed Northspec Chemicals Corporation as its Canadian distribution sales representative for CASE products. BASF's CASE product line consists of a wide selection of Lupranate® MDI, TDI isocyanates and Pluracol® polyether polyols used to produce coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers. Supported by a...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Habitat® Herbicide from BASF Receives Supplemental Label Approval for Terrestrial Use

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, April 7, 2009 - Habitat® herbicide from BASF Professional Vegetation Management (ProVM) received supplemental label approval for terrestrial use from the Environmental Protection Agency. This label provides clearer directions for terrestrial use of Habitat, in addition to the continued uses in aquatic and riparian areas. It also details the various sites in which...

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Materials

Pigment provides reflections of pure white brilliance.

Developed with titanium dioxide-coated synthetic mica flakes, Glacier(TM) Frost White promotes luster and brilliance in products from coatings, plastics, and printing ink formulators. It has bluish reflection color and can be used to create white to black shades without yellowish appearance. In addition to whiter appearance, pearlescent pigment provides reflections of pure white brilliance....

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BASF Catalysts Achieves Milestone with 200 Power Generation Oxidation Catalysts Operating for More Than 10 Years

ISELIN, NJ, April 1, 2009 - BASF Catalysts recently achieved a significant durability milestone with its Camet® CO Oxidation Catalysts. As of March, the company has supplied power-generation customers, with a total of 200 oxidation catalysts systems, all operating for more than 10 years. Oxidation catalysts remove harmful carbon monoxide (CO) from the exhaust of gas and oil-fired power...

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Chemicals & Gases

Emulsion is formulated for flexible film applications.

Joncryl® LMV 7034, is low-maintenance, pH stable, water-resistant, film forming emulsion for flexible film applications. Characteristics promote printability, resolubility, adhesion to film and foil substrates, and lamination bonding with standard water-based adhesives. Combination of water resistance and clean printing makes product suited for flexible packaging applications.

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BASF Elastollan® TPU Adhesive Receives NSF Standard 61 Approval
Adhesives & Sealants

BASF Elastollan® TPU Adhesive Receives NSF Standard 61 Approval

WYANDOTTE, MI, March 24, 2009 - BASF, the first thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) manufacturer to receive the NSF Standard 61 approval for its Elastollan® TPU for CIPP (cured-in-place pipe) applications used for trenchless infrastructure repairs, is also the first to receive the approval for Elastollan® ET 3685-11 TPU adhesive for CIPP. This new innovation will open the doors for...

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Materials

Thermoplastic Polyurethanes offer abrasion resistance.

Combining abrasion resistance with low coefficient of friction, Elastollan® LoCoF is suitable for applications that require scratch resistance, chemical resistance, and hydrolytic stability, including hoses, tubes, wire and cable jacketing, mining screens, and caster wheels. Elastollan® Lo-Tac, offering low tackiness without additives, is suited for hoses and tubes, cured-in-place...

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Catalyst helps refiners meet diesel demand.

With HDXtra(TM), petroleum refiners can utilize current gasoline-oriented fluid catalytic cracking units to meet global demand for diesel fuel. Catalyst helps increase diesel yields by maximizing production of light-cycle oil produced from FCC unit. Providing high matrix activity combined with good coke selectivity, HDXtra uses moderate zeolite activity, which controls amount of LCOs cracking...

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Materials

New Life for Recycled Plastics and Bioplastics in Packaging Applications BASF Receives FDA Food Contact Notification for Joncryl® Functional Additives

FLORHAM PARK, NJ, March 19, 2009 -- BASF has received a new Food Contact Notification (FCN) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that broadens the use of Joncryl ADR4368-C and Joncryl ADR4368-CS functional additives in packaging applications. FCN#853 states that the additives may be used in the manufacture of single-use food packaging*. Joncryl additives are reactive polymers that,...

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