Ashland is increasing prices on 1,4-butanediol (BDO) and several derivative products. The company announced that 1,4 butanediol (BDO) will increase $0.45/lb. N-methyl-pyrrolidone (NMP), 2-pyrrolidone (2-Pyrol), and tetrahydrofuran (THF) will increase $0.50/lb, and Gamma-butyrolactone (BLO®) will increase $0.60/lb.
The increases apply to North America and are effective Jan. 1, 2022, or as agreements allow. Micropure and other specialty grades, or packaged material may carry a larger price increase.