Myriant Corp. recently announced it has supplied commercial quantities of bio-succinic acid to Oxea for use in the production of bio-based, phthalate-free plasticizers. The bio-succinic acid is produced at Myriant’s plant in Lake Providence, La.

Oxea is expanding its product portfolio of phthalate-free plasticizers with its new bio-based Oxblue product line, reportedly addressing the demand for high-quality, high-performing and affordable plasticizers.

“Oxea has successfully launched Oxblue to address the increasing health and image concerns of end consumers, along with the industry’s growing demand for a sustainable and economical solution with no compromise on performance,” said Jacco de Haas, Global Marketing manager for Oxea’s Specialty Esters. “Myriant’s bio-succinic acid is a key ingredient in our Oxblue product line, and in Myriant we have found a reliable supplier offering a high quality bio-succinic acid product.”

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