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Bayer MaterialScience taps BioAmber succinic acid for new range of biobased PU

12:29 PM MDT | April 24, 2015 | Rebecca Coons

Bayer Material Science (BMS) says it is introducing a range of waterborne, biobased polyurethane (PU) dispersions for textile applications using succinic acid supplied by BioAmber (Minneapolis). "With a renewable content that reaches as high as...


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