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Propionic Acid
Propionic Acid
Propionic Acid Price Trends
C3H6O2
99.5 wt% minimum purity.
Most of Propionic Acid production is used as a preservative in stored animal feed and grain. Examples of its agricultural applications include: antibacterial additive (for livestock and poultry drinking water); surface sanitizer (storage areas for silage and grain); poultry-litter additive; and high moisture grains in indoor storage. To a lesser extent, Propionic Acid is also used as food additive and chemical intermediate for herbicides, pharmaceuticals, rubber products, plastics, plasticizers, among others.
Cellulose acetate propionate.
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Petrochemicals
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14
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Propionic Acid, also known as propanoic acid, is a carboxylic acid normally found in nature, mainly in the form of its esters in some essential oils. This fatty acid is also formed in a number of enzymatic and fermentation processes. Widely used in the production of cellulose esters, plastic dispersions and herbicides, Propionic Acid has gained importance over the past years for applications related to preservation of forage cereals and animal feeds.
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Intratec provides Propionic Acid prices in several countries, as follows:
<ul> <li><b>North America:</b> benzene (USA); ethylene (USA); ethylene dichloride (USA); ethylene glycol (USA); methanol (USA); paraxylene (USA); propylene (USA); styrene (USA); terephthalic acid (USA); vinyl chloride (USA)</li> <li><b>Western Europe:</b> benzene (Netherlands); ethylene (Belgium); ethylene dichloride (Germany); ethylene glycol (Belgium); methanol (Netherlands); paraxylene (Netherlands); propylene (Germany); styrene (Netherlands); terephthalic acid (Germany); vinyl chloride (United Kingdom)</li> <li><b>North Asia:</b> benzene (China); ethylene (China); ethylene dichloride (China); ethylene glycol (China); methanol (China); paraxylene (South Korea); propylene (China); styrene (China); terephthalic acid (China); vinyl chloride (Japan)</li> <li><b>South Asia & Oceania:</b> benzene (Thailand); ethylene (Indonesia); ethylene dichloride (Thailand); ethylene glycol (Singapore); methanol (India); paraxylene (Malaysia); propylene (Indonesia); styrene (India); terephthalic acid (Thailand); vinyl chloride (India)</li> <li><b>Central & South America:</b> benzene (Brazil); ethylene (Brazil); ethylene glycol (Brazil); methanol (Brazil); paraxylene (Brazil); propylene (Brazil); styrene (Brazil); terephthalic acid (Brazil); vinyl chloride (Colombia)</li> <!-- <li><b>Africa:</b> ethylene (Morocco); ethylene glycol (South Africa); styrene (South Africa); terephthalic acid (South Africa)</li>--> <li><b>Middle East:</b> benzene (Saudi Arabia); ethylene (Saudi Arabia); ethylene dichloride (Saudi Arabia); ethylene glycol (Saudi Arabia); methanol (Saudi Arabia); paraxylene (Saudi Arabia); propylene (Saudi Arabia); styrene (Saudi Arabia); terephthalic acid (Saudi Arabia); vinyl chloride (Saudi Arabia).</li> </ul>
Note for Data: Jan 2007 = 100

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About Propionic Acid. Propionic Acid, also known as propanoic acid, is a carboxylic acid normally found in nature, mainly in the form of its esters in some essential oils. This fatty acid is also formed in a number of enzymatic and fermentation processes. Widely used in the production of cellulose esters, plastic dispersions and herbicides, Propionic Acid has gained importance over the past years for applications related to preservation of forage cereals and animal feeds.

Commercial Grades. 99.5 wt% minimum purity.

Uses. Most of Propionic Acid production is used as a preservative in stored animal feed and grain. Examples of its agricultural applications include: antibacterial additive (for livestock and poultry drinking water); surface sanitizer (storage areas for silage and grain); poultry-litter additive; and high moisture grains in indoor storage. To a lesser extent, Propionic Acid is also used as food additive and chemical intermediate for herbicides, pharmaceuticals, rubber products, plastics, plasticizers, among others.

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Derivatives. Cellulose acetate propionate.

Chemical Formula. C3H6O2

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