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HEALTH, HYGIENE & MEDICAL | PERSONAL CARE & COSMETICS

A vast range of chemicals is used in products designed to achieve beneficial effects to the human body. Many of these products are packaged in plastics.

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The health, hygiene and medical industries use chemicals & plastic resins for a wide range of applications - from soaps, cosmetics, disinfectants, diapers and water treatment to the manufacture of pharmaceuticals such aspirin. Other applications include medical equipment, tubing and oxygen permeable blood bags.

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Products & Applications

ACETIC ACID • VINYL ACETATE

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Acetic Anhydride

Applications: Pharmaceuticals | Aspirin Manufacture | Fragrances

Ethyl Acetate

Applications: Cosmetics | Personal Care

Polypropylene

Applications: Polyvinyl Alcohol

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ACRYLIC ACID & ACRYLATE ESTERS

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Acrylic Acid

Applications: Superabsorbent Polymers for Disposable Diapers & Hygiene Pads

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BIO-MATERIALS & INTERMEDIATES

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Ethanol

Applications: Sanitiser | Disinfectant

PET Packaging Resin

Applications: Bottles | Trays | Film

Sebacic Acid

Applications: Toothbrush Bristles | Antiseptics

Acetone

Applications: Pharmaceuticals | Nail Polish Remover

Epichlorohydrin

Applications: Water Treatment Chemicals

Succinic Acid

Applications: Personal Care Products | Pharmaceuticals

Polybutylene Succinate

Applications: Drug Encapsulation

Fatty Acids

Applications: Surfactants | Detergents | Cosmetics

Fatty Alcohols

Applications: Surfactants | Detergents

Glycerine

Applications: Cosmetics | Pharmaceuticals

Crude Palm Oil

Applications: Soaps | Cosmetics

Palm Fatty Acid Distillate

Applications: Soap

RBD Palm Olein

Applications: Cosmetics | Detergents

RBD Palm Stearine

Applications: Soaps | Candles | Cosmetics | Fabric Softeners

Coconut Oil

Applications: Soap | Cosmetics

Corn Starch

Applications: Superabsorbent Polymers for Disposable Diapers & Hygiene Pads

Viscose Fibres

Applications: Absorbent Wipes

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CHLOR-ALKALI & DERIVATIVES

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Caustic Soda

Applications: Soaps | Detergents | Bleach | Water Treatment

Chlorine

Applications: Bleach | Disinfectant

Hydrochloric Acid

Applications: Disinfectant

TDI

Applications: Polyurethane Mattresses

Propylene Oxide

Applications: Surfactant | Detergents

PVC

Applications: Medical Equipment

Monochloroacetic Acid

Applications: Surfactants

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ENGINEERING THERMOPLASTICS

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Polyamide Resin

Applications: Recreational Equipment

Polycarbonate Resin

Applications: Medical Applications | Sunglass/Eyeglass Lenses

PBT Resin

Applications: Toothbrushes

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ETHYLENE GLYCOLS • EO & EODs

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Ethylene Oxide

Applications: Surfactants | Detergents | Steriliser | Pharmaceuticals

Ethanolamines

Applications: Surfactants | Detergents

PEGs

Applications: Pharmaceuticals | Water-Soluble Polymers

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MALEIC ANHYDRIDE • 1,4-BUTANEDIOL & DERIVATIVES

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Maleic Anhydride

Applications: Hairspray

Succinic Acid

Applications: Personal Care Products | Pharmaceuticals

UPR

Applications: Hospital Equipment Housings & Vessels

PBT Resin

Applications: Toothbrush Bristles

Propylene Oxide

Applications: Surfactant | Detergents

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ORTHOXYLENE • PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE

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UPR

Applications: Hospital Equipment Housings & Vessels

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PHENOL • ACETONE & DERIVATIVES

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Phenol

Applications: Disinfectant

Acetone

Applications: Pharmaceuticals | Nail Polish Remover

Cumene

Applications: Pharmaceuticals

Polycarbonate Resin

Applications: Medical Applications | Sunglass/Eyeglass Lenses

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PLASTICISERS • OXO ALCOHOLS

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DOP

Applications: Plasticiser for PVC Tubing

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POLYAMIDE & INTERMEDIATES

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Phenol

Applications: Disinfectant

Polyamide Fibre

Applications: Artificial Ligaments

Polyamide Resin

Applications: Recreational Equipment

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POLYESTER & INTERMEDIATES

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PET Packaging Resin

Applications: Bottles | Trays | Film

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POLYURETHANES & INTERMEDIATES

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TDI

Applications: Polyurethane Matresses

Propylene Oxide

Applications: Surfactant | Detergents

Monopropylene Glycol

Applications: Pharmaceuticals | Cosmetics | Suntan Lotion

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FIBRES & INTERMEDIATES

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Polyamide Fibre

Applications: Artificial Ligaments

Polypropylene Fibre

Applications: Non-woven Fabrics for Hygiene and Medical uses

Viscose Fibres

Applications: Absorbent Wipes

Cotton

Applications: Lint | Dressings

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UNSATURATED POLYESTER RESINS

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UPR

Applications: Hospital Equipment Housings & Vessels

Maleic Anhydride

Applications: Hairspray

Monopropylene Glycol

Applications: Pharmaceuticals | Cosmetics | Suntan Lotion

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POLYOLEFINS

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HDPE

Applications: Bottles

Polypropylene

Applications: Packaging | Bottles

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A Monthly Roundup & Analysis of The Key Factors Shaping World Chemical Markets

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A concise summary of the month’s activity and an assessment of short-term price trends in individual chemical markets.

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Short-term price forecasts for individual chemicals set in crude oil scenarios looking forward 18 months.

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CHEMICAL BUSINESS FOCUS

A Monthly Roundup & Analysis of The Key Factors Shaping World Chemical Markets

  • Market Analysis
  • Price Data
  • Trade Tables
  • Plant & Project Reviews
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GLOBAL CHEMICAL DATA

Comprehensive, On-Line Data & Statistics. History, Forecasts & Analysis

  • Supply, Demand & Trade
  • Companies & Plants
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CHEM-NETFACTS

A concise summary of the month’s activity and an assessment of short-term price trends in individual chemical markets.

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CHEM-FORESIGHT

Short-term price forecasts for individual chemicals set in crude oil scenarios looking forward 18 months.

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