Due to production problems in the Hexamethylenediamine (HMD)-plant in Seal Sands (UK), BASF has declared Force Majeure for Hexamethylenediamine (HMD), AH salt and Polyamide 66 polymer on Tuesday, June 16th, 2015.
As a result, BASF is declaring Force Majeure for polyamide 66 compounds (Ultramid® A, Capron® PA66) supplied from Europe effective June 17th.
At this stage, the company is not in a position to predict how long the Force Majeure situation will last. BASF will update the customers on the situation as soon as possible.
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