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Butanox® is the world’s leading brand of methyl ethyl ketone peroxides (MEKP). These products are used for the curing of thermoset resins and coatings. Butanox is a vital ingredient in everything from bathtubs to sportscars and fishing rods to chemical storage tanks. Look around you and chances are you'll see AkzoNobel’s influence.

Butanox is the most stable MEKP on the market, with a guaranteed low water content.

The world’s top producers of unsaturated polyester resins (UP) rely on Butanox. Why? Because Butanox is the benchmark in the glassfiber reinforced plastics (GRP) industry. It is recognized as the best MEKP for use across the entire range of reactivity of your UP resin.

For over half a century, Butanox has had an industry-wide reputation for outstanding product quality, safety and innovation. For instance our Vanishing Red (VR) series of MEKP’s. These unique materials leave no red color in the final resin, while providing all of the benefits of normal dyed peroxides. Or AkzoNobel’s Butanox M-50. This low water-content methyl ethyl ketone peroxide contains no polar compounds such as glycols and is the best possible answer to the problem of osmosis in boat building.

Our manufacturing sites and distribution centers are found all around the globe. That’s how we ensure security of supply and easy access to quality products wherever you are.

If you’re looking for methyl ethyl ketone peroxides then Butanox is the brand-of-choice. Butanox. A guarantee of quality and reliability.