Sodium and Potassium Methylate Solution

Arbeiten auf dem BASF Verbundstandort Friesenheimer Insel

Application: Catalysts for Biodiesel 

Sustainability performance:

  • Effective catalyst for biodiesel production 
  • High yield and high reactivity, lower raw materials use, reduced by-products and increased process effectivity
  • Biodiesel substitute reduced GHG emission compared to conventional diesel by up to 85 percent
  • Potassium methylate enables production of biodiesel from waste materials such as used cooking oil or animal fat


Sodium and potassium methylate enable effective production of biodiesel


Product information




Sustainability Criteria:

Emission reduction

Cost Savings Downstream


Climate Change

Resource efficiency