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Bayer MaterialScience lifts force majeure for TDI in Europe

Published on 2009-07-17. Author : SpecialChem

Leverkusen -- With immediate effect, Bayer MaterialScience has lifted force majeure for the polyurethane raw material toluene diisocyanate (TDI) in the Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) region.

The damage to the company's chlorine electrolysis plant at the Brunsbüttel site has been repaired. The TDI facility with its total production capacity of 125,000 tons per year has thus returned to normal production.

About Bayer MaterialScience:

With 2008 sales of EUR 9.7 billion, Bayer MaterialScience is among the world's largest polymer companies. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction, and sports and leisure industries. At the end of 2008, Bayer MaterialScience had 30 production sites and employed approximately 15,100 people around the globe. Bayer MaterialScience is a Bayer Group company.

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This release may contain forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by Bayer Group or subgroup management. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of the company and the estimates given here. The company assumes no liability whatsoever to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.

Source: Bayer

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