New Blowing Agent with Low GWP to Be Commercialized in 2014
CHEMMONITOR.COM - French specialty chemicals and advanced materials firm Arkema S.A. is going to produce a new blowing agent under the trade name Forane® 1233zd. It is a liquid, non-ozone depleting, non-flammable, high performance agent used in the production of polyurethane foams. This new blowing agent demonstrates a low global warming potential of 7. Besides, it shows outstanding ease of use. The company intends to start commercialization of the agent in 2014.