China's Shenyang Jinbilan shuts PO, polyether polyol units

10 April 2012 10:31  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Shenyang Jinbilan Chemical shut its 40,000 tonne/year propylene oxide (PO) unit at Shenyang in Liaoning province over the weekend after a fire broke out at the facility on 6 April, a company source said on Tuesday.

The company also shut its downstream 40,000 tonne/year polyether polyol plant because of a lack of raw material as a result of the fire, the source added.

No other details were immediately available and it was not known when the plants would be restarted.

Shenyang Jinbilan is a subsidiary of Shenyang Chemical, which manufactures caustic soda, hydrochloric acid (HCl), liquid chlorine and polyvinyl chloride (PVC), among other products.


By: Vikki Shen



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