Tosoh to Raise Prices for Ethyleneamines

Tokyo, Japan—Tosoh Corporation, the sole manufacturer of ethyleneamines in Japan, is increasing its prices for ethyleneamines globally. Effective April 1, 2014, or as contract terms allow, Tosoh Corporation will raise the prices of its ethyleneamines as follows:

  Asia* North America*
Diethylenetriamine (DETA)
$100.00 / mt
$0.05 / lb. €100.00 / mt
Triethylenetetramine (TETA)
$200.00 / mt  $0.10 / lb. €200.00 / mt 
Tetraethylenepentamine (TEPA)
$300.00 / mt $0.13 / lb. €200.00 / mt
Pentaethylenehexamine (PEHA)
$100.00 / mt $0.05 / lb. €100.00 / mt
N-Aminoethylpiperazine (N-AEP)
$200.00 / mt $0.10 / lb. €200.00 / mt
Heavy polyamines
$100.00 / mt $0.05 / lb. -

*Prices for region indicated in USD.

Ethyleneamines and their derivatives find use in a wide variety of applications. These include epoxy hardeners, wet-strength resins for paper, chelates, pharmaceuticals, agrochemical intermediates, and many other applications that are the backbone of daily life.


Tosoh Corporation is a Japanese chemical company established in 1935 and listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. It is the parent of the Tosoh Group, which comprises 132 companies worldwide and a multiethnic workforce of over 11,000 people and generated net sales of ¥668.5 billion (US$7.1 billion at the year-end rate of ¥94.05 to the US dollar) in fiscal 2013, ended March 31, 2013.

Tosoh is one of the largest chlor-alkali manufacturers in Asia. The company supplies the plastic resins and an array of the basic chemicals that support modern life. Tosoh’s petrochemical operations supply ethylene, polyethylene, and functional polymers, while its advanced materials business serves the global semiconductor, display, and solar industries. Tosoh has also pioneered sophisticated bioscience systems that are used for the monitoring of life-threatening diseases. In addition, Tosoh demonstrates its commitment to a sustainable future in part by manufacturing a variety of eco-products, including an emission-free polyurethane catalyst.

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Michael Hoover
International Corporate Development
Tosoh Corporation

Tel: +81-3-5427-5118
Fax: +81-3-5427-5198

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Gina Lau
International Public Relations
Tosoh Corporation

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