1,4-Butanediol, BDO 

1,4-Butanediol, BDO is a building block for unsaturated polyesters, saturated polyesters and polyurethanes. It's suitable for flexible furniture coatings and repair putties and is used for flexible solvent borne paints, plasticizers and soft segments for polyurethanes.




BASF Corporation, Chemical Intermediates develops and produces the largest range of intermediates in the world specifically adapted to the Coatings industry. These include amines, diols, polyalcohols, acids and specialties. Along with being used as starting materials for coatings, innovative BASF intermediates also help improve the properties of the final product and production process efficiency.

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