Partnering update: Lanxess/BioAmber for plasticizers; Rhodia/Cobalt for butanol

Earlier today, BioAmber partnered with Lanxess to develop succinic acid–based plasticizers. The bio-based plasticizers will replace phthalates, and the two firms "expect to begin commercialization in 2012." The news comes just a few weeks after BioAmber announced a partnership with PTTMCC Biochem (a...

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