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Phthalic Anhydride

Chemical Economics Handbook

Contents

Executive summary 7
Summary 8
Introduction 14
Manufacturing processes 15
Environmental issues 17
Supply and demand by region 18
World 18
Salient statistics 18
Consumption 18
Plasticizers 20
Di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP, DOP, and dioctyl phthalate) 2020
Diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP) 21
Diisononyl phthalate (DINP) 21
Di(2-propylheptyl) phthalate (DPHP) 2121
n-Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP) 22
Linear phthalates 22
Other 22
Alkyd resins 23
Architectural coatings 23
Product finishes—OEM 24
Special-purpose coatings 24
Unsaturated polyester resins 25
Other 25
Polyester polyols 25
Polyetherimide resins 26
Halogenated anhydrides 26
Pigments and dyes 26
Miscellaneous 26
Price 27
Trade 27
North America 28
Overview 28
Capacity 28
Salient statistics 28
Consumption 29
Trade 30
United States 30
Producing companies 30
Salient statistics 31
Consumption 32
Plasticizers 32
Unsaturated polyester resins 34
Alkyd resins 35
Other 35
Trade 36
Canada 36
Producing companies 36
Salient statistics 36
Consumption 37
Plasticizers 38
Unsaturated polyester resins 38
Alkyd resins 38
Trade 38
Mexico 38
Producing companies 38
Salient statistics 39
Consumption 39
Plasticizers 40
Unsaturated polyester resins 40
Alkyd resins 40
Trade 40
Central and South America 41
Producing companies 41
Salient statistics 41
Consumption 42
Plasticizers 43
Unsaturated polyester resins 43
Alkyd resins 43
Trade 43
Western Europe 43
Producing companies 43
Salient statistics 44
Consumption 45
Plasticizers 46
Alkyd resins 46
Unsaturated polyester resins 47
Trade 47
Central Europe 47
Producing companies 47
Salient statistics 48
Consumption 48
Plasticizers 49
Unsaturated polyester resins 49
Trade 49
CIS and Baltic States 50
Producing companies 50
Salient statistics 50
Consumption 51
Plasticizers 51
Unsaturated polyester resins 51
Trade 52
Middle East 52
Producing companies 52
Salient statistics 52
Consumption 53
Plasticizers 54
Alkyd resins 54
Unsaturated polyester resins 54
Trade 54
Africa 55
Producing companies 55
Salient statistics 55
Consumption 56
Plasticizers 56
Alkyd resins 56
Unsaturated polyester resins 56
Trade 57
Indian Subcontinent 57
Producing companies 57
Salient statistics 57
Consumption 58
Plasticizers 59
Alkyd resins 59
Unsaturated polyester resins 59
Trade 59
Northeast Asia 60
Overview 60
Capacity 60
Salient statistics 60
Consumption 61
Trade 62
Mainland China 62
Producing companies 62
Salient statistics 64
Consumption 64
Plasticizers 64
Unsaturated polyester resins 65
Alkyd resins 65
Other 65
Trade 65
Japan 66
Producing companies 66
Salient statistics 66
Consumption 67
Plasticizers 67
Alkyd resins 68
Unsaturated polyester resins 68
Trade 68
South Korea 68
Producing companies 68
Salient statistics 69
Consumption 70
Plasticizers 70
Alkyd resins 70
Unsaturated polyester resins 70
Trade 70
Taiwan 70
Producing companies 70
Salient statistics 71
Consumption 71
Plasticizers 72
Unsaturated polyester resins 72
Trade 72
Southeast Asia 72
Producing companies 72
Salient statistics 72
Consumption 73
Plasticizers 74
Unsaturated polyester resins 74
Trade 74
Additional resources 75
Revisions 76
Data Workbook 77
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