Dow Biocides to Increase Glutaraldehyde Capacity
May 30, 2008
BUFFALO GROVE, IL - Dow Biocides, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., has announced it will increase its U.S. production capacity for glutaraldehyde by approximately 60 percent. The capacity is expected to be online and operational by January 2009. Produced at Institute, WV, a site managed by Union Carbide Corp., a wholly owned Dow subsidiary, glutaraldehyde from Dow Biocides is sold under a number of trademarks including UCARCIDE, UCARSAN, AQUCAR, GLUTEX and as an industrial-use product called Glutaraldehyde 25 percent and 50 percent. Dow also offers the glutaraldehyde products under at least 100 sub-registrations as customer-branded products.