1,4 butanediol

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1,4 butanediol

Industrial cleaning agent, when ingested, is metabolized to GHB.
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3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation(NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, today announced the formation of Intrexon Energy Partners II (IEP II), a joint venture with a select group of external investors, to produce 1,4-butanediol (BDO), a key chemical intermediate with a global market value exceeding $5 billion that is used to manufacture spandex, polyurethane, plastics, as well as polyester.
Major companies operating in global 1,4-butanediol market include Shanxi Sanwei Group, Invista, Lyondell Chemicals, International Specialty Products, and Mitsubishi Chemicals.
Taiwan's largest manufacturer of 1,4-butanediol is Dairen, capable of churning out 220,000 metric tons of the products, followed by Nan Ya at 100,000 metric tons, and TCC Chemical at 30,000 metric tons.
Hong Kong's Health Department has said toys containing 1,4-butanediol posed significant health risk to children, if ingested it cause breathing problems, mental confusion, loss of consciousness, coma and even death.
Again, the main product of the reaction was 4-hydroxybutyl acrylate (HBA), and the by-product was 1,4-butanediol diacrylate (BDA).
For comparison with PBD-DA, 1,4-butanediol diacrylate (BDDA) and TMPTA were selected.
PBS, the main component of the material, is a plant-based resin composed mainly of succinic acid and 1,4-butanediol.
In the next step, we synthesized modified polyesters (ATBTP-10, -20, -30) that contained triphosphorous groups by condensing polymerization of TBOP, 1,4-butanediol, trimethylolpropane, adipic acid, and phenylphosphonic acid (PPA).
Last week it went on stream with a capacity of 75,000 tons/year to meet rapidly growing world and local demand for BDO and derivatives - such as 1,4-butanediol "one comma four".
Thus, BASF's Ecoflex[TM], a synthetic biodegradable half-aromatic polyester, is a random copolymer based on 1,4-butanediol and a mix of terephthalic acid and adipic acid.
The company broke ground for a 130,000 metric ton 1,4-butanediol (BDO) plant in Botlek, an industrial area of Rotterdam, The Netherlands.