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Recticel affected by supplies of non-conform TDI from BASF


Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017 01:21pm EDT 

Oct 10 (Reuters) - RECTICEL NV ::AFFECTED BY NON-CONFORMING TDI SUPPLIES BY BASF‍​.HAS TAKEN IMMEDIATE PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES IN AFFECTED SITES, WITH A TEMPORARY STOP IN PRODUCTION AND DELIVERIES‍​.RECTICEL IS COMMITTED TO LIMIT THE IMPACT FOR ITS CUSTOMERS TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE‍​.HAS BEEN NOTIFIED BY BASF THAT BETWEEN 25 AUG AND 29 SEPT POLLUTED TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE WAS SUPPLIED BY BASF PLANT.‍POLLUTED TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE ("TDI") HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY BASF PLANT IN LUDWIGSHAFEN (GERMANY) TO FIVE RECTICEL SITES‍​.HAS INFORMED CUSTOMERS AFFECTED BY ISSUE, IS WORKING WITH BASF TO CONDUCT SAMPLE TESTING AND RISK ASSESSMENT ON THE NON- CONFORM TDI‍​.CONSEQUENCES OF THIS QUALITY ISSUE ARE EXPECTED TO BE RESOLVED IN DUE COURSE.PRODUCTION AND DELIVERIES PROGRESSIVELY RESUMING ALREADY IN THE COMING DAYS‍​.