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Jun. 21, 2018
Press Release

BASF increases prices for non-ionic surfactants

Ludwigshafen, Germany – June 21, 2018 – Effective July 1, 2018, or as contractual obligations allow, BASF will increase prices for non-ionic surfactants such as Lutensol®, Plurafac®, Pluronic®, Pluriol®, Glucopon®, Dehypon®, Emulan®, Degressal® and Dehydol® in EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) by up to 160 euros per metric ton.


Jun. 19, 2018
Press Release

1-0 against stains – BASF solutions get laundry clean at low temperatures


Jun. 19, 2018
Press Release

BASF strengthens market position in chelating agents

  • Capacity expansion and portfolio optimization to strengthen position as a leading European supplier
  • Double-digit million investment at Ludwigshafen site


Apr. 26, 2018

All major BASF personal care sites have obtained the EFfCI’s Good Manufacturing Practice certification for cosmetic ingredients

  • Worldwide more than 20 BASF production sites for personal care ingredients fulfill the criteria for the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standard of the European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients (EFfCI)
  • The certification confirms that product quality and hygiene standards during manufacturing processes are strictly met
  • BASF plans additional certifications by 2021 and has already aligned significant parts of its supply chain for the personal care business with the EFfCI GMP standard


Apr. 18, 2018
Press Release

BASF drives sustainable palm with major portfolio switch

  • BASF palm-based personal care specialties will be offered as certified sustainable
  • First customers have implemented portfolio changes
  • BASF steps up palm traceability



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