Effective Quarter 1 2013, or as contracts allow, AkzoNobel Functional Chemicals increases by 10% the prices for several lines of organic peroxides, azo initiators, as well as cobalt and amine accelerators.

Products affected, as neat or formulated on a wide range of solvents or carriers, will be:

  • Perkadox 14, Perkadox 16, Perkadox BC, Perkadox AIBN, Perkadox AMBN
  • Trigonox 29, Trigonox 17, Trigonox K, Trigonox T
  • Laurox, Cyclonox
  • Cobalt and amine accelerators

This increase, effective for all customers in Europe, the Midde East, India and Africa, is necessary to offset the rising costs of raw materials, energy, transportation as well as EHSE and regulatory compliance.


AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals.

AkzoNobel Functional Chemicals makes organic peroxides, metal alkyls, organometallic specialties and polymer additives. We supply essential products used in the production and processing of thermoplastic resins, as well as thermoset and elastomeric materials. We are home to the best known brands in the business. Examples include Butanox, Perkadox, Trigonox and Nouryact.

Source: Press release from AkzoNobel Functional Chemicals.