Phthalic Anhydride

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary6
Summary7
Introduction13
Manufacturing processes14
Environmental issues16
Supply and demand by region17
World17
Salient statistics17
Consumption17
Plasticizers19
Di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP, DOP, dioctyl phthalate)19
Diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP)20
Diisononyl phthalate (DINP)20
Di(2-propylheptyl) phthalate (DPHP)20
n-Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP)20
Linear phthalates20
Other21
Alkyd resins22
Architectural coatings22
Product finishes—OEM22
Special-purpose coatings22
Unsaturated polyester resins23
Other23
Polyester polyols23
Polyetherimide resins24
Halogenated anhydrides24
Pigments and dyes24
Miscellaneous24
Price25
Trade25
North America27
Overview27
Capacity27
Salient statistics27
Consumption28
Trade29
United States29
Producing companies29
Salient statistics29
Consumption30
Plasticizers31
Unsaturated polyester resins32
Alkyd resins33
Other33
Trade34
Canada34
Producing companies34
Salient statistics35
Consumption35
Plasticizers36
Unsaturated polyester resins36
Alkyd resins36
Trade36
Mexico36
Producing companies36
Salient statistics37
Consumption37
Plasticizers38
Unsaturated polyester resins38
Alkyd resins38
Trade38
South America39
Producing companies39
Salient statistics39
Consumption40
Plasticizers40
Unsaturated polyester resins40
Alkyd resins40
Trade41
Western Europe41
Producing companies41
Salient statistics41
Consumption42
Plasticizers43
Alkyd resins43
Unsaturated polyester resins43
Trade44
Central Europe44
Producing companies44
Salient statistics44
Consumption45
Plasticizers46
Unsaturated polyester resins46
Trade46
CIS and Baltic States47
Producing companies47
Salient statistics47
Consumption48
Plasticizers48
Unsaturated polyester resins48
Trade48
Middle East49
Producing companies49
Salient statistics49
Consumption50
Plasticizers50
Alkyd resins50
Unsaturated polyester resins50
Trade50
Africa51
Producing companies51
Salient statistics51
Consumption52
Plasticizers52
Alkyd resins52
Unsaturated polyester resins53
Trade53
Indian Subcontinent53
Producing companies53
Salient statistics54
Consumption54
Plasticizers55
Alkyd resins55
Unsaturated polyester resins55
Trade55
Northeast Asia56
Overview56
Capacity56
Salient statistics56
Consumption57
Trade58
China58
Producing companies58
Salient statistics60
Consumption60
Plasticizers61
Unsaturated polyester resins61
Alkyd resins61
Other61
Trade61
Japan62
Producing companies62
Salient statistics62
Consumption63
Plasticizers63
Alkyd resins63
Unsaturated polyester resins63
Trade64
South Korea64
Producing companies64
Salient statistics64
Consumption65
Plasticizers65
Alkyd resins65
Unsaturated polyester resins65
Trade66
Taiwan66
Producing companies66
Salient statistics66
Consumption67
Plasticizers67
Unsaturated polyester resins67
Trade67
Southeast Asia67
Producing companies67
Salient statistics68
Consumption68
Plasticizers69
Unsaturated polyester resins69
Trade69
Bibliography70
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