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Plasticizer Alcohols (C4-C13)

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary 9
Summary 10
Introduction 17
Manufacturing processes 19
Butanols and 2-ethylhexanol19
Linear alcohols 20
C4–C10 linear alcohols 20
C7–C11 linear oxo alcohols 21
Branched-chain oxo alcohols 22
Environmental issues 23
Supply and demand by region 25
United States 25
Producing companies 25
BASF 26
Dow 26
Eastman 26
ExxonMobil 26
OQ Chemicals 26
Sasol 27
Shell Chemicals 27
Production 27
Consumption 28
n-Butanol 30
Acrylate and methacrylate esters 31
Glycol ethers 32
n-Butyl acetate 34
Direct solvent 35
Plasticizers 35
Amino resins 36
n-Butylamines 37
Other 37
2-Ethylhexanol 38
Acrylate and methacrylate esters 39
Plasticizers 41
Lube oil additives 43
Surfactants 43
Direct solvent 44
Mining applications 44
Other 44
2-Propylheptanol 44
Plasticizers 46
Surfactants 46
Isononyl alcohol 46
Diisononyl phthalate (DINP) 47
Triisononyl trimellitate (TINTM) 48
Diisononyl adipates (DINA) 48
Other plasticizers 48
Isodecyl alcohol 48
Plasticizers 49
Lube oil additives 50
Surfactants 50
Mining chemicals 50
Other 50
Isooctyl alcohol 50
Isooctyl acrylate 51
Lube oil additives 51
Other 51
Isobutanol 52
Lube oil additives 53
Isobutyl acetate 53
Direct solvent 53
Amino resins 53
Acrylate and methacrylate esters 53
Isobutylamines 54
Other 54
C6–C11 linear alcohols 54
Plasticizers 55
Surfactants 57
Tobacco sucker control 57
Mining chemicals 57
Fatty amines 58
Other 58
Tridecyl alcohol 58
Plasticizers 59
Surfactants 59
Other 60
Amyl alcohol 60
Lube oil additives 61
Amyl acetate 61
Direct solvent 61
Flavor and fragrance chemicals 61
Xanthates 61
Other 62
Dodecyl alcohol 62
Isoheptyl alcohol 62
Price 62
Trade 63
Imports 63
Exports 64
Canada 65
Salient statistics 65
Consumption 66
Plasticizers 67
Diesel fuel additive 68
Other 68
Trade 68
Mexico 68
Salient statistics 68
Consumption 69
Trade 71
Brazil 71
Producing companies 71
Production 72
Consumption 72
Trade 74
Other Central and South America 75
Salient statistics 75
Consumption 76
Western Europe 78
Producing companies 78
Production 80
Consumption 81
n-Butanol 83
Solvent applications 84
Acrylate and methacrylate esters 85
Plasticizers 85
2-Ethylhexanol 85
Acrylate and methacrylate esters 86
2-Ethylhexyl nitrate 86
Plasticizers 87
Lube oil additives 87
Isononyl alcohol 87
Isodecyl alcohol 88
2-Propylheptanol 89
Isobutanol 91
Solvent applications 92
Acrylate and methacrylate esters 92
C6–C11 linear alcohols 92
Tridecyl alcohol 93
Isooctyl alcohol 94
Amyl alcohol 95
Other 96
Price 96
Trade 97
Imports 97
Exports 97
Central Europe 98
Producing companies 98
Salient statistics 99
Consumption 99
Plasticizers 101
Acrylate and methacrylate esters 101
Acetate esters and direct solvent 101
Trade 101
Imports 101
Exports 102
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) 102
Producing companies 102
Salient statistics 103
Consumption 104
Middle East 105
Producing companies 105
Salient statistics 106
Consumption 107
Africa 109
Producing companies 109
Salient statistics 109
Consumption 110
Indian Subcontinent 111
Producing companies 111
Salient statistics 112
Consumption 115
Trade 117
Mainland China 118
Producing companies 118
Salient statistics 124
Consumption 128
2-Ethylhexanol 130
Di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) 131
Dioctyl terephthalate (DOTP) 132
2-Ethylhexyl acrylate 132
n-Butanol 133
Butyl acrylate 133
Butyl acetate 134
Direct solvent 134
Plasticizer 134
Isobutanol 134
Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) 135
Isobutyl acetate 135
Other plasticizer alcohols 135
Isononyl alcohol (INA) 136
Isodecyl alcohol (IDA) 136
2-Propylheptanol (2-PH) 136
Glycol ether 137
Price 137
Trade 138
Japan 140
Producing companies 140
Salient statistics 141
Production 142
Consumption 142
n-Butanol 144
2-Ethylhexanol 145
Isononyl alcohol 147
Isobutanol 147
Other 147
Price 147
Trade 148
Other Northeast Asia 149
Producing companies 149
Salient statistics 150
Production 152
Consumption 153
Trade 155
Southeast Asia 156
Producing companies 156
Salient statistics 158
Production 158
Consumption 159
Trade 161
Oceania 162
Salient statistics 162
Consumption 162
Additional resources 164
Revisions 165
Data Workbook 166
Notice 167
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