The U.S. market for sealants and adhesives will be varied this year, analysts say. Isocyanates are forecast to be in line with U.S. recovery while epoxy resins face competition from foreign feedstock supplies. The Toxic Substances Control Act "and its effect on the complexity of managing chemicals in U.S. commerce would certainly dampen speed to market and possibly add cost constraints for various chemistry value streams," an industry source said.

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