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Plasticizer Alcohols (C4-C13)

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary 7
Summary 8
Introduction 15
Manufacturing processes 17
Butanols and 2-ethylhexanol 17
Linear alcohols 18
– C4–C10 linear alcohols 18
– C7–C11 linear oxo alcohols 19
Branched-chain oxo alcohols 19
Environmental issues 21
Supply and demand by region 22
United States 22
– Producing companies 22
– BASF 23
– DowDuPont 23
– Eastman 23
– ExxonMobil 23
– OXEA 23
– Sasol 23
– Shell Chemicals 23
– Production 24
– Consumption 25
– n-Butanol 27
– Acrylate and methacrylate esters 28
– Glycol ethers 29
– n-Butyl acetate 31
– Direct solvent 31
– Plasticizers 32
– Amino resins 33
– n-Butylamines 33
– Other 34
– 2-Ethylhexanol 35
– Acrylate and methacrylate esters 36
– Plasticizers 38
– Lube oil additives 40
– Surfactants 40
– Direct solvent 41
– Mining applications 41
– Other 41
– 2-Propylheptanol 41
– Plasticizers 42
– Surfactants 43
– Isononyl alcohol 43
– Diisononyl phthalate (DINP) 44
– Triisononyl trimellitate (TINTM) 44
– Diisononyl adipates (DINA) 44
– Other plasticizers 44
– Isodecyl alcohol 44
– Plasticizers 45
– Lube oil additives 46
– Surfactants 46
– Mining chemicals 47
– Other 47
– Isooctyl alcohol 47
– Isooctyl acrylate 48
– Lube oil additives 48
– Other 48
– Isobutanol 48
– Lube oil additives 49
– Isobutyl acetate 49
– Direct solvent 50
– Amino resins 50
– Acrylate and methacrylate esters 50
– Isobutylamines 50
– Other 50
– C6–C11 linear alcohols 50
– Plasticizers 52
– Surfactants 53
– Tobacco sucker control 54
– Mining chemicals 54
– Fatty amines 54
– Other 54
– Tridecyl alcohol 55
– Plasticizers 55
– Surfactants 56
– Other 56
– Amyl alcohol 56
– Lube oil additives 57
– Amyl acetate 57
– Direct solvent 58
– Flavor and fragrance chemicals 58
– Xanthates 58
– Other 58
– Dodecyl alcohol 58
– Isoheptyl alcohol 58
– Price 58
– Trade 59
– Imports 59
– Exports 61
Canada 63
– Salient statistics 63
– Consumption 64
– Plasticizers 65
– Diesel fuel additive 65
– Other 65
– Trade 65
Mexico 66
– Salient statistics 66
– Consumption 67
– Trade 69
Brazil 70
– Producing companies 70
– Production 71
– Consumption 71
– Trade 73
Other Central and South America 75
– Producing companies 75
– Salient statistics 75
– Consumption 76
Western Europe 77
– Producing companies 77
– Production 79
– Consumption 81
– n-Butanol 83
– Solvent applications 84
– Acrylate and methacrylate esters 84
– Plasticizers 85
– Isononyl alcohol 85
– 2-Ethylhexanol 86
– Acrylate and methacrylate esters 87
– 2-Ethylhexyl nitrate 87
– Plasticizers 87
– Lube oil additives 88
– Isodecyl alcohol 88
– 2-Propylheptanol 89
– Isobutanol 90
– Solvent applications 91
– Acrylate and methacrylate esters 92
– C6–C11 linear alcohols 92
– Tridecyl alcohol 93
– Isooctyl alcohol 93
– Amyl alcohol 94
– Other 95
– Price 95
– Trade 96
– Imports 96
– Exports 97
Central and Eastern Europe 98
– Producing companies 98
– Salient statistics 99
– Consumption 100
– Plasticizers 102
– Acrylate and methacrylate esters 102
– Acetate esters and direct solvent 102
– Trade 103
– Imports 103
– Exports 103
Middle East 103
– Producing companies 103
– Salient statistics 104
– Consumption 105
Africa 106
– Producing companies 106
– Salient statistics 107
– Consumption 108
Japan 109
– Producing companies 109
– Salient statistics 109
– Production 110
– Consumption 110
– n-Butanol 112
– 2-Ethylhexanol 113
– Isononyl alcohol 115
– Isobutanol 115
– Other 115
– Price 115
– Trade 117
China 119
– Producing companies 119
– Salient statistics 123
– Consumption 125
– 2-Ethylhexanol 127
– Di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) 128
– Dioctyl terephthalate (DOTP) 128
– 2-Ethylhexyl acrylate 129
– n-Butanol 129
– Butyl acrylate 129
– Butyl acetate 129
– Direct solvent 130
– Plasticizer 130
– Isobutanol 130
– Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) 130
– Isobutyl acetate 130
– Other plasticizer alcohols 131
– Isononyl alcohol (INA) 131
– Isodecyl alcohol (IDA) 131
– 2-Propylheptanol (2-PH) 131
– Glycol ether 131
– Price 132
– Trade 132
Other Asia 134
– Producing companies 134
– Salient statistics 135
– Production 137
– Consumption 138
– Trade 141
Oceania 141
– Salient statistics 141
– Consumption 142
Additional resources 143
Revisions 144
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