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PETRONAS CHEMICALS DERIVATIVES SDN BHD
OPTIMAL CHEMICALS (MALAYSIA) SDN BHD OPTIMAL CHEMICALS (MALAYSIA) SDN BHD utilizes Dow's Ethylene Oxide Derivatives technology to produce the highest quality performance chemicals in the world.

The Company also adopts Dow’s Oxo-Process, which is recognized as the world’s leading process for producing Oxo-chemicals such as Butanol, Isobutanol and other associated derivatives.

Key Markets:
Products of OPTIMAL CHEMICALS are consumed locally and exported to the Asia Pacific region.

Products & Production Capacity of OPTIMAL CHEMICALS (M) SDN BHD:
Products kTa
A. Performance Chemicals:  
Ethanolamines 75
Nonyl Phenol Ethoxylates (TERGITOL™ Surfactants) 25
Octyl Phenol Ethoxylates (TRITON™ Surfactants) 5
Polyethylene Glycol (CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycols) 15
Polyalkylene Glycol (UCON™ Fluids) 10
Gas Treating Fluids (UCARSOL™ Solvents) 10
   
B. Chemicals  
Butanol / Isobutanol 140
Butyl Glycol Ethers
(Butyl CELLOSOLVE™ & Butyl CARBITOL™ Butyl Glycol Ethers)
60
Butyl Acetate 50
Brake Fluids DOT-3 (UCON™ E-360 Brake Fluids DOT-3) 3
*NOTE: kTa: Kilo Metric Ton Per Annum (1000 MTY)

Market Applications:
OPTIMAL’s Performance Chemicals products can be found in various commonly used items and industrial applications. These include personal care products i.e. soaps and shampoos; cosmetics; pharmaceuticals; industrial, institutional and household cleaners; synthetic lubricants; and oil and gas processing.

OPTIMAL’s Chemicals products, on the other hand, are heavily used as the main ingredients in solvents, paints, inks, coatings and adhesives, and brake fluids.

OPTIMAL Chemicals (M) Sdn Bhd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Petronas.




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