GOL Linhas Aereas, a Brazilian airline, has placed an order with Recaro to supply its seating to 86 aircraft.
Two independent bodies have agreed with BASF’s risk assessments of foam produced from contaminated TDI produced between August and September 2017.
FoamPartner lifted a production freeze at the plant here 18 October 2017 after atmospheric tests showed that if dichlorobenzene from contaminated TDI was present it was below the threshold value.
BASF said that foam produced from its recent batch of contaminated TDI has produced foams with dichlorobenzene levels ‘clearly below 1ppm’ which it said was the ‘limit for workplace exposure.’
BASF has admitted to supplying 50 customers in the EMEA with TDI contaminated with dichlorobenzne in August and early September.
Amore Beds has added open-cell memory foam infused with graphite to its mattresses.
The sustained high and rising prices of diisocyanates could affect the future growth of the global polyurethane industry three key players warn.