DUBLIN, OH – Ashland is increasing prices on 1-4-butanediol (BDO) and several derivative products. 1-4 butanediol (BDO) will increase $0.05 per lb/€0.10 per kg. Gamma-butyrolactone (BLO®) and n-methyl-pyrrolidone (NMP) will increase $0.05 per lb/€0.15 per kg. Tetrahydrofuran (THF), 2-pyrrolidone (2PY), n-hydroxyethyl-2-pyrrolidone (HEP) and n-cyclohexyl-2-pyrrolidone (CHP) will increase $0.07 per lb/€0.15 per kg. These increases apply to the Americas and Europe and are effective April 1, 2020, or as agreements allow.