Huntsman Polyurethanes Publishes Updated “Safe Handling and Use” Toolkit

Revised toolkit outlines product stewardship best practices for Americas region customer base

Oct. 5, 2015
The Woodlands, Texas

THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced that its Polyurethanes Division has released an updated product stewardship toolkit, which is designed to help customers safely handle and manage the company’s products.

The streamlined 2015-2016 Huntsman Polyurethanes-Americas: Safe Handling and Use Toolkit contains 47 documents (product stewardship manuals, guidelines and checklists), 44 of which are new or significantly updated compared to the original toolkit from 2006. In response to customer demand, the revised toolkit contains additional materials on polyols and additives, as well as information in Spanish.
“Huntsman Polyurethanes has long been committed to continual improvement in product stewardship and customer service,” said Steve Burns, Vice President Americas, Huntsman Polyurethanes. “One aspect of that commitment is ensuring that our valued customers have the tools and knowledge to safely handle the isocyanates and polyols that they purchase from us.”

The toolkit is divided into four sections:

• General guidelines for  the safe handling of MDI, polyols and catalysts
• Loading/offloading, storage and use and disposal of isocyanates and polyols
• Respiratory protection program
• Special topics/applications

To request a copy, please visit Booth #401 at the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry’s (CPI) Polyurethanes 2015 Technical Conference.

About Huntsman:
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2014 revenues of approximately $13 billion including the acquisition of Rockwood’s performance additives and titanium dioxide businesses. 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 more than 30 countries and employ approximately 16,000 associates within our 5 distinct business divisions.  For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at

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Eric Stebel
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