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BASF Lifts 'Force Majeure' For Citral and Derivatives

April 15, 2014

Fire had shuttered plant for one month.

BASF announces that, effective as of the release of this information the company is lifting its declaration of Force Majeure with respect to citral-based aroma chemicals as well as Vitamin A and Vitamin E products for human and animal nutrition. 

The citral plant had to be shut down after a fire on March 12, 2014. The company consequently had to declare Force Majeure.

BASF was able to stay within the announced shutdown period of four weeks starting March 19, 2014. Meanwhile the company was implementing measures to limit the consequences of the situation and was continuously informing customers on its development. Product supply will normalize within the framework of delivery lead times and respective inventory levels.

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