Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI):
MDI is used primarily to make rigid polyurethane.


Market Dynamics:
The key markets that impact MDI availability are insulators (refrigerators and freezers), construction and new auto sales.


Up Stream Materials/Building Blocks:
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Diphenylmethane diamine

Formaldehyde

Hydrochloric acid

Nitrobenzene

Phosgene 


Down Stream Materials Consuming MDI:

Construction

Insulation

Refrigeration

Packaging

Spray polyurethane foam (SPF)