Lanxess increases prices for inorganic pigments

02 September 2021

Speciality chemical company Lanxess is raising its prices for its inorganic pigment products worldwide with immediate effect. Prices for iron oxide pigments will increase by a minimum of €200/t, for chromium oxide pigments by a minimum of €300/t and for ferrites by a minimum of €250/t, or their equivalent in local currency. In addition, depending on the destination, Lanxess will charge a fee to cover increasing transportation costs. Customers will be informed individually as to how it applies to their products.

The Lanxess Inorganic Pigments business unit is the world’s largest manufacturer of synthetic iron oxides and a leading producer of inorganic chrome oxides. These products have a track record going back many decades as colourants for building materials, paints and coatings, plastics, paper and other applications. These high-tinting-strength inorganic pigments are produced according to strict sustainability criteria.

Detailed information on the product range can be found on the internet at

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