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The Secret Ingredient Behind Your Everyday Favorites

What do apparel, electronics, lube oils, and hairsprays have in common? They use 1, 4 Butanediol, or BDO, in their manufacturing.

At Hexion, we work closely with BDO producers, supplying the essential formaldehyde they need for synthesizing BDO, which serves as a key building block for various products like Tetrahydrofuran (THF), gamma-Butyrolactone, Polybutylene Terephthalate resins, and polyurethanes. Our product lineup includes: