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Albemarle Increases HBCD Flame Retardant, Citing CDT Shortage

12:11 PM MDT | May 18, 2012 | Lindsay Frost

Albemarle announced it is increasing its Saytex HP-900 (hexabromocyclododecane; HBCD) brominated flame retardant prices globally by 20% effective immediately, citing rising prices and supply volatility for cyclododecatreine (CDT). "The backbone of Saytex HP-900 is CDT. We have seen extreme volatility in both price and availability of CDT since the unfortunate accident at Evonik's German plant in March 2012," says Brian Carter, v.p./ brominated flame retardants. "This increase is necessary to address the impact of price increases of CDT and to...

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