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Coatings, Adhesives, Resins

Waterborne polyurethane dispersion (PUD)

PUD is used as a water-based coating material and base resin for adhesives that are environmentally friendly.

Polycarbonatediol (PCD)

PCD, a raw material for polyurethane, improves the feel and physical properties (particularly durability) of polyurethane.

Oxetane

Oxetane is an environmentally friendly material used as a substitute for epoxy resin.

Polyesterpolyol

Polyesterpolyol, a raw material for polyurethane, is suitable for moisture curing, hot-melt adhesives.

1,6-Hexanediol

1,6-Hexanediol is raw material for polyurethane coatings, polyester resins and polycarbonatediol resins.

1,5-Pentanediol

1,5-Pentanediol is a raw material used in polyurethane coatings, polyester resins, and polycarbonate diol resins.

1,12-Dodecanediol

1,12-Dodecanediol is used as a raw material for polyurethane resins and polyester resins.

1,12-Dodecanedioic acid (DDA)

DDA is used as a raw material for polyurethane resins, polyester resins, and polyamide resins, as well as a curing agent for acrylic powder paints.

1,12-Dodecamethylenediamine

1,12-Dodecamethylenediamine is used as a raw material for nylon 12.

Glycerol carbonate

Glycerol carbonate, a colorless solution derived from glycerin and dimethyl carbonate, has a high boiling point.

Methyl ethyl ketoxime (MEKO)

MEKO is primarily used as an anti-skinning agent for oil and latex paints and coatings.

Polycarbonatediol diacrylate

Polycarbonatediol diacrylate is used as an acrylic resin modifier.

Dimethyl carbonate (DMC)

Dimethyl carbonate is an environmentally friendly solvent used to make coatings, adhesives, and cleaning agents.

1,2-Buthylene carbonate

UBE has commenced production of this DMC derivative as an expansion of the C1 chemical chain.

Hydroquinone

Hydroquinone is used as an inhibitor of polymerization. Due to its outstanding photo developing properties, it is also used as a photo developer, and as a raw material in manufacturing dye intermediates.

Hydroxylamine sulfate (HAS)

HAS is used as a viscosity stabilizer for natural rubber, and as a non-contaminating short-stopper for synthetic rubber.

δ-Valerolactone

δ-Valerolactone is used as an additive for coatings.

AMC

AMC is having outperforming of dispersibility and powder property. Remarkable conductivity and high resistance to friction are emerging in diverse of Polymer compound.

Electronic Materials

High-purity catechol

High-purity catechol is a white, flaky powder used for a semiconductor photoresist stripper. This high-purity product features an extremely low metal content. UBE is the sole manufacturer in Japan.

2-Buthyloctanoic acid (1,6-DDA)

1,6-DDA is used as a raw material for the electrolytes used in aluminum electrolytic capacitors.

Dimethyl carbonate (DMC)

Dimethyl carbonate is used as an electrolyte in lithium ion batteries (LIB), which are experiencing a rapid increase in demand for use in notebook PCs and cell phones.

Dimethyl oxalate (DMO)

Like DMC, DMO is a white solid synthesized from methanol and carbon monoxide using UBE's proprietary nitrite technology.

Oxetane

Oxetane is used as a photoresist and sealer, and as an underfill material that can serve as an alternative to epoxy resins for electronic materials.

AMC

AMC is having outperforming of dispersibility and powder property. Remarkable conductivity and high resistance to friction are emerging in diverse of Polymer compound.

Flavors & Fragrances

Heliofresh®

UBE uses a 100% synthetic environmentally friendly process to produce Heliofresh®, as opposed to conventional methods that use natural components derived from wood.

Heliotropin

Heliotropin takes the form of white crystals, and is used in the manufacture of perfumes and food flavorings.

1,2-Methylenedioxybenzene (MDB)

MDB is a colorless liquid used as a raw material for fragrances.

1,12-Dodecanedioic acid (DDA)

DDA is used as a raw material for synthetic musk fragrances and a variety of organic synthesis processes.

Life Science Chemicals

1,2-Methylenedioxybenzene (MDB)

MDB, a clear, colorless liquid, is a derivative of catechol.

Heliotropin

Heliotropin comes in white crystal form, and is used as a pharmaceutical intermediate.

Catechol

Catechol comes in a white flaky powder, and is used as a pharmaceutical and agrochemical intermediate.

Hydroxylamine sulfate (HAS)

HAS is used as a raw material for herbicides, insecticides, germicides, acaricides and other products in the form of derivatives of hydroxamic acid, hydroxy uric acid, carbamate, alkyl hydroxylamine, oxadiazole, and organophosphorous compounds, among others.

δ-Valerolactone

δ-Valerolactone is used as a pharmaceutical and agrochemical intermediate.

1,5-Pentanediol

1,5-pentanediol is used as a pharmaceutical and agrochemical intermediate.

1,6-dichlorohexane

1,6-dichlorohexane is used as a pharmaceutical and agrochemical intermediate.

Dimethyl carbonate (DMC)

DMC is a clear colorless liquid synthesized from carbon monoxide and methanol as same as DMC by using UBE's proprietary nitrite technology, and used as a pharmaceutical intermediate.

Dimethyl oxalate (DMO)

DMO is a white solid with low melting point (54°C).

Diethyl Carbonate (DEC)

DEC, a liquid with a sweet ester odor, is used as a pharmaceutical and agrochemical intermediate.

Methyl 3,3-dimethoxypropionate

Methyl 3,3-dimethoxypropionate is a colorless or caramel-colored liquid that is synthesized through oxyacetalization of methyl acrylate using UBE's proprietary nitrite technology. It is an optimal raw material for synthesizing heterocyclic compounds, including pyrimidine, pyrazole, and isoxazole.

Methyl 3-methoxyacrylate (MAME)

MAME is an optimal raw material for synthesizing heterocyclic compounds, including pyrimidine, pyrazole, and isoxazole.