1,3-Butadiene Supplier to Minneapolis Minneapolis businesses who purchase 1,3-butadiene have a reputable producer in your neighborhood at Toll Company. 1,3-butadiene is a flammable, colorless gas distributed as a liquid under its own vapor pressure. 1,3-butadiene is a specialty olefin originally created in significant quantities to supply the synthetic rubber business that blossomed because of the scarcity of natural rubber during World War II. In our time, the need for rubber tires still shapes the majority of all 1,3-Butadiene production. Ongoing research in specialty rubber and related polymers drives the demand for cylinder quantities of High Purity 1,3-Butadiene. It is also used in specialty organic chemical synthesis, and in mixtures, as a standard for environmental air monitoring. Most 1,3-Butadiene production relies on n-butane as a starting material, stripped from midstream natural gas processing plants. High Purity 1,3-Butadiene can be produced from acetylene, 1-butene and ethanol, generally however, high purity 1,3-butadiene is distilled from the commercial n-butane process. Call Toll Company in Minneapolis at 612-581-9889 if you are looking more information about how we supply our customers with 1,3-butadiene. Our exceptional customer service for delivering specialty gasses is backed by PurityPlus's national network of accredited labs.