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Bayer Lifts Force Majeure for TDI in Europe
1:22 AM MDT | July 16, 2009 | Deepti Ramesh
Bayer MaterialScience says it has lifted its force majeure for toluene di-isocyanate (TDI) in Europe, Middle East, Africa. The company declared force majeure earlier this month as a result of a forced reduction in TDI production at its Brunsbuettel, Germany site. Production capacity of the plant was substantially reduced after the company's chlor-alkali unit at the site was damaged during a massive voltage drop caused by a rapid reactor shutdown at the Kruemmel nuclear power plant close to Hamburg on July 4th. A restricted supply of chlorine has resulted in a...
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