HOUSTON - Solvay Chemicals Inc. will increase off-list prices for all commodity grades of hydrogen peroxide effective Oct. 1, 2008, or as contracts permit. Increases are as follows: U.S. and Canada commodity grades will increase USD 0.04/lb. or CAD 94/mt (100 percent basis); and export commodity grades will increase USD 88/mt (100 percent basis).
Solvay Chemicals will maintain the current energy surcharge program. This program remains in place as long as the NYMEX Henry Hub price for natural gas is above $5.00/MMBTU.