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October 3, 2014

Clariant’s Exolit® OP 560 confirmed as safer flame retardant for PU foam

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, confirms good news for the upholstery industry and other sectors looking for safer, environmentally more compatible flame retardants that meet internationally accepted flammability standards for flexible polyurethane foam. In its draft Alternatives Assessment report[1] on flame retardants in flexible foam released in June[2], the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified Clariant’s oligomeric phosphonate polyol (OPP) flame retardant – marketed under the trade name Exolit® OP 560 – as a safer alternative to pentabromo diphenylether (pentaBDE), traditionally used for giving fire protection to foam.

Category: Featured News | Additives | Corporate News | Trade News
September 29, 2014

Clariant showcases at CILF moisture solutions dedicated to transportation industry

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will showcase its leading desiccant products and its newly expanded line of container desiccants, Container Dri® II dedicated to the transportation industry during the 9th China (Shenzhen) International Logistics and Transportation Fair (CILF) to be staged on October 14-16, 2014 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center in China.

Category: Functional Minerals
September 29, 2014

Clariant to acquire Chinese healthcare packaging specialist VitaPac

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced that it has signed a purchase agreement with VitaPac, a Chinese specialist for healthcare packaging. The owner-led company with 80 employees is based in Hong Kong with a production site in Dongguan, China. It had consolidated sales of about CHF 4. mio in 2013. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of the fourth quarter of 2014 and subject to regulatory approvals.

Category: Masterbatches | Corporate News
September 23, 2014

Customers to Gain Expanded Support from New Clariant Laboratories in Malaysia

First Center of Excellence Lab for Oil Services business established in Asia Pacific Upgraded capabilities at Pigments’ existing  ASEAN Pacific Technical Application Center Expanded offerings and better service bring excellence to Asia Pacific region’s customers Singapore, September 23, 2014 — Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals today announced the inauguration of its new Malaysian [...]

Category: Oil & Mining Services | Pigments
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