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Lanxess in Deal with Swedish Firm for Oil Products in Synthetic Rubber
6:08 AM MDT | August 11, 2009 | Deepti Ramesh
Lanxess says its Performance Butadiene Rubbers business unit will enter into a strategic co-operation with oil producer Nynas (Stockholm). Lanxess says it plans to stop the use of DAE oils in the production of synthetic rubbers from December 1, 2009, and the co-operation with Nynas is aimed at safeguarding the supply of alternative products. DAE oils are processing oils with a high polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon content, and are considered to have a negative impact on the environment and human health. Therefore, the use of these processing oils in tires sold in...
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