Tosoh to Raise Prices for Ethyleneamines

Tokyo, Japan—Tosoh Corporation, the sole manufacturer of ethyleneamines in Japan, is increasing its prices for ethyleneamines globally. Effective Oct 1, 2017, or as contract terms allow, Tosoh Corporation will raise the prices of its ethyleneamines as follows:

Asia North America Europe
Ethylenediamine (EDA) $200.00 / mt

Diethylenetriamine (DETA) $150.00 / mt $0.05 / lb €100.0 / mt


⃰ Prices for Asia and North America are indicated in US$.

Ethyleneamines and their derivatives find use in a wide variety of applications. These include epoxy hardeners, wet-strength resins for paper, chelates, pharmaceuticals, agrochemical intermediates, and many other applications that are the backbone of daily life.



Tosoh is the parent of the Tosoh Group, which comprises over 100 companies worldwide and a multiethnic workforce of over 12,000 people and generated net sales of ¥743.0  billion (US$6.9 billion at the average rate of ¥108.35 to the US dollar) in fiscal 2017, ended March 31, 2017.


Tosoh is one of the largest chlor-alkali manufacturers in Asia. The company supplies the plastic resins and an array of the basic chemicals that support modern life. Tosoh’s petrochemical operations supply ethylene, polyethylene, and functional polymers, while its advanced materials business serves the global semiconductor, display, and solar industries. Tosoh has also pioneered sophisticated bioscience systems that are used for the monitoring of life-threatening diseases. In addition, Tosoh demonstrates its commitment to a sustainable future in part by manufacturing a variety of eco-products.

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For more information, please contact


Jeff Markley
International Corporate Development
Tosoh Corporation
Tel: +81 3 5427 5118
Fax: +81 3 5427 5198