Ethylene dichloride (EDC) is primarily an intermediate for various chemicals.
The key use of EDC is in the production of poly vinyl chloride, which is primarily consumed by the construction industry.
Up Stream Materials/Building Blocks:
Iron Chloride Catalyst
Down Stream Materials Consuming Ethylene Dichloride:
PVC is the primary consumer, and is dependent upon the construction industry.
Other Down Stream consumers:
Trichloroethane (dry cleaning fluid)