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BASF North America Raises Betaine, Alkanolamide Surfactants Pricing

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BASF raises price of surfactants used in personal care.

BASF Care Chemicals North America has announced it will raise list and off-list prices of certain betaine and alkanolamide surfactants by $0.04 per kilogram. These product lines include the BASF Dehyton and Comperlan brands.

Betaine amphoteric surfactants are commonly used in shampoos, shower and bath preparations and skin cleansers. Products that use alkanolamide surfactants include non-irritating shampoo, liquid bath soap, hair care products, lotions, creams, cleaning products and cosmetics, pharmaceutical, biochemical and biomedical products.