NEWS
15 Apr 16
Huntsman Textile Effects Launches Neon Shades with ERIONYL® FF Dyes

New fluorescent dyes for attractive fashion shades on polyamide

Singapore, 12 April 2016 - Huntsman Textile Effects introduces ERIONYL® Flavine FF and Rhodamine FF dyes, offering state-of-the-art performance with outstanding fastness levels and significantly higher strength of neon dyes available in the market today.

These latest additions to the well-established range of ERIONYL® dyes address growing demand for polyamide dyes as polyamide fibers become increasingly popular within the high-value segment of functional elastic garments.

“With ERIONYL® Flavine FF and Rhodamine FF dyes, we now have dyes to achieve the demands of the attractive neon shade segment. Due to their high-color strength and with neon shades representing an essential collection item of many swimwear, beachwear, sportswear and even lingerie brands, we can now meet the growing demand for high quality neon dyes.” said Lee Howarth, Global Marketing Manager, Huntsman Textile Effects.

To deliver enhanced reproducibility, trouble-free application and minimized risk of known issues with these specific types of dyes, ERIONYL® Flavine FF and Rhodamine FF dyes can be used in combination with Huntsman Textile Effects key auxiliaries such as ALBATEX® AB-45 pH buffer,ERIONAL® FRN fastness improver or INVALON® FL machine cleaner.

The ERIONYL® dye range is now complete with ERIONYL® Flavine FF and Rhodamine FF dyes. This comprehensive range provides dyeing concepts tailor made for specific requirements while delivering high quality neon shades and state-of-the-art fastness typical for such kind of shades.

 

ERIONYL®, ALBATEX®, ERIONAL® and  INVALON® are registered trademarks of Huntsman Corporation or an affiliate thereof in one or more, but not all countries.

Media Contacts:
Christina Koh   +65 6390 6482  christina_koh@huntsman.com
Mindy Chee      +65 6390 6492  mindy_chee@huntsman.com

About Huntsman:
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2015 revenues of more than $10 billion. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 100 manufacturing and R&D facilities in approximately 30 countries and e mploy approximately 15,000 associates within our 5 distinct business divisions. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at
www.huntsman.com.

About Huntsman Textile Effects:
Huntsman Textile Effects is the leading global provider of high quality dyes and chemicals to the textile and related industries. With operations in more than 90 countries and seven primary manufacturing facilities in six countries (China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico and Thailand), Huntsman Textile Effects is uniquely positioned to provide prompt and expert technical service wherever our customers are based. Sustainability, innovation and collaboration are at the heart of what we do. We use cutting edge technology to develop solutions and create innovative products with intelligent effects such as built-in freshness, sun protection or state-of-the-art dyes which reduce water and energy consumption. All these go towards meeting the needs of our customers in supporting a more sustainable environment.

Forward-Looking Statements:
Statements in this release that are not historical are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on management's current beliefs and expectations. The forward-looking statements in this release are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances and involve risks and uncertainties that may affect the company's operations, markets, products, services, prices and other factors as discussed in the Huntsman companies' filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Significant risks and uncertainties may relate to, but are not limited to, financial, economic, competitive, environmental, political, legal, regulatory and technological factors.  The company assumes no obligation to provide revisions to any forward-looking statements should circumstances change, except as otherwise required by applicable laws.