Velsiflex plasticizers are an environmentally friendly option for formulators looking for an alternative to commodity and specialty phthalate esters. Velsiflex products are based on benzoic acid as a building block and are used in a number of applications, including adhesives, sealants, caulk, coatings and inks, plastisol and various ...


Hexachlorocyclopentadiene (Hex) is an organochlorine compound that is used in the production of flame retardants, transport applications and pesticides. Hex is a highly toxic and corrosive material and as such is managed under a strict Product Stewardship Program.

Chlorendic Anhydride

Chlorendic Anhydride is a solid, reactive flame retardant. An acid anhydride with a chlorine content of 54.5%, it imparts permanent flame retardance, high heat distortion, and excellent corrosion and abrasion resistance to resins such as unsaturated polyesters and alkyds.

PyroVex® Flame Retardant

PyroVex® is Velsicol’s branded flame retardant product portfolio comprised of bromine, phosphorus and chlorine chemistries. These flame retardants provide the needed fire-safety performance for a wide range of applications.

Benzoic Acid

Benzoic acid is the most basic of aromatic carboxylic acids. This product is a building block used in the manufacture of many end products including alkyd resins. When used in alkyd resin applications, it improves gloss, hardness and chemical resistance.

Sodium Benzoate

Sodium Benzoate is primarily used as a preservative in food and beverage applications as an antimicrobial agent. Sodium Benzoate is typically used at levels up to 0.1% in food and beverage, is FDA Approved and GRAS classified.