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Butadiene

Butadiene is an unsaturated hydrocarbon which is produced by cracking naphtha. Butadiene is mainly used in the tyre, paper and plastics industry.

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North America

Charles Johnson
Houston, USA

Europe

Sabrina Garofalo
Ludwigshafen, Germany

Butadiene is produced by cracking naphtha in the BASF Steamcracker. It is an unsaturated hydrocarbon and is used in the following industries: tyre, paper, plastics. Important characteristics of Butadiene are: highly flammable, toxic, colorless, aromatic smell.