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