06 July 2007 22:01 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--Mississippi Phosphates has cut diammonium phosphate (DAP) production at its Pascagoula, Mississippi, plant while it repairs one of its sulphuric acid units, the company said on Friday.
While the sulphuric acid unit is repaired, DAP production could be limited to 1,000-1,200 short tons/day (907-1,089 tonnes/day), from the plant’s total DAP capacity of 2,384 short tons/day, Mississippi Phosphates spokeswoman Melinda Hood said.
The sulphuric acid plant will require extensive repairs and these should last for 30 days, Mississippi Phosphates said.
Sulphuric acid is a raw material in the production of DAP.
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