05 September IPPD – 6PPD conversion
Due to the classification by the ECHA in relation to IPPD at the time and the associated withdrawal by Lanxess, the requirement situation and availability have changed drastically.
Since there are only 2 REACH-certified providers worldwide and the permitted import quantities have been reduced to a maximum of 2.000 t/year, the IPPD prices have practically gone through the roof, driven by the increased certification costs and the limited quantities.
Many IPPD customers switched to the 6PPD product as far as possible in order to strengthen this production reliability.
The 6PPD demand therefore increased extremely compared to previous years, which consequently meant that 6PPD is now more expensive than IPPD....