Albemarle declares force majeure DETDA curative products

Albemarle declares force majeure on DETDA curative products

6:02 AM, 20th April 2018
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CHARLOTTE, US: Albemarle Corporation (ALB) has declared force majeure due to the shortage of key raw materials in the production of diethyl toluene diamine (DETDA) curative products.

DETDA curative products are used to manufacture polyurethane materials.

Diethyl toluene diamine (DETDA) is a compound used to make strong, flexible materials called thermoset polymers that are used in coatings, moldings, cast polyurethane, polyurea, and epoxy objects and a multitude of items such as automotive fenders and bumpers, jet ski parts, wheels, concrete coatings for high speed rail, and composite pipes and laminates.

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