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Specialties - Chemical Ingredients

Our products Di-iso-Butene, Tert.-Butanol azeotrope, Tert.-Butanol pure and Trimethylhexanol are components for numerous industrial products and procedures.

Our Logistic Options

- Seagoing Tank Containers
- Rail Tank Cars
- Trucks

main applications

Main applications for our Chemical Ingredients are high purity intermediates for the sythesis of:
- Organic peroxides
- Antioxidants
- Agrochemicals
- Resins
- Pharmaceuticals
- Fine chemicals
- Organic acids
- Fragances
- Lubricants
- Polyurethanes
- Co-solvents

Benefit to our customers

High purity of our intermediates facilitates the production of high-value derivatives for our customers. Our dedicated continuous production warrants constant availability and reliable supply

Fun facts about us
  • Our specialty products can be found in a multitude of items including chewing gum, hairspray, and even our everyday clothes.

  • Our specialties were developed as a result of our dedication to sustainability


Are you looking for a short overview about all our specialties? Have a look at our new flyer!

Specialties Flyer  (pdf, 500 KB)

Dr. Hinnerk Becker

Specialties - Chemical Ingredients

About Evonik
Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The focus on more specialty businesses, customer-oriented innovative prowess and a trustful and performance-oriented corporate culture form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. They are the lever for profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company. Evonik benefits specifically from its customer proximity and leading market positions. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world with more than 32,000 employees. In fiscal 2018, the enterprise generated sales of €13.3 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.15 billion.

About Performance Materials
The business line Performance Intermediates is part of the Performance Materials Segment which is managed by Evonik Performance Materials GmbH. The segment focuses its global activities on developing and manufacturing polymer materials and intermediates, especially for use in agriculture and in the rubber and plastics industry. This segment employed about 4,100 employees, and generated sales of around €3.98 billion in 2018 from continuing operations.  

About Performance Intermediates – Specialties – Chemical Ingredients
Performance Intermediates is a major producer of C4-based materials for the rubber, plastics and specialty chemicals markets. Within the market segment Specialties, we offer different products such as di-iso-butene, TMH or tert.-butanol. Tert.-Butyl alcohol (TBA) is a high-purity intermediate, which is mainly used for the synthesis of organic peroxides or antioxidants. Tert.-butanol is offered in different qualities (pure and azeotrope) which are constantly available and therefore are granting reliable supply.