At ambient temperature and pressure, butadiene is a colorless, non-corrosive gas with a mild aromatic or gasoline-like odor.
LyondellBasell is a leading producer of 1,3-butadiene, a product used in a variety of rubber and nylon applications.
Butadiene is used to manufacture rubber for tires, hoses, gaskets, paints and adhesives. It is also used in the production of nylon clothing, carpets and engineering plastic parts
The use of LyondellBasell butadiene in the following applications is prohibited:
- Cosmetics applications