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BASF declares Force Majeure on TPU Elastollan products and MMDI containing polyurethane systems in North America

Posted on January 31, 2018

WYANDOTTE, MI, January 30, 2018 – BASF declared a Force Majeure in North America on TPU Elastollan products and MMDI containing polyurethane systems as a direct result of weather related events. From January 14-18, 2018, the Geismar, LA area experience periods of severe weather and freezing temperatures. These extreme weather conditions caused BASF to shut down our plant operations at Geismar for operational and safety reasons.

 

BASF is working with affected customers to minimize the impact on their business, and will continue to provide updates regarding supply capability.