WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.-- Great Lakes Solutions, a business of Chemtura Corporation (NYSE Euronext:CHMT), today announced a price increase in all regions of $3.00/kg. for all grades of its HBCD flame retardant (CD-75P; CD-75PC and SP-75), effective Sept. 16, 2013, or as contracts allow.
HBCD is a brominated flame retardant with a primary application in extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam and expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam that is used as thermal insulation in commercial and residential construction applications.
Great Lakes Solutions
Great Lakes Solutions, a Chemtura business, is a global and innovative leader in safe and cost-efficient flame retardant products and solutions and brominated performance products. Additional information concerning us is available at www.greatlakes.com.
Chemtura Corporation, with 2012 sales of $2.6 billion(1), is a global manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals, agrochemicals and pool, spa and home care products. Additional information concerning Chemtura is available at www.chemtura.com.
(1) 2012 net sales of $2.6 billion reflects discontinued operations treatment for the sale of Chemtura's Antioxidants business.
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