Protecting the air we breathe from harmful emissions through innovation. BASF leverages unsurpassed expertise in the development of emission control technologies for a wide range of market applications. Did you know there can be 5x more air pollution inside your house than outside of it? Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. Understanding and controlling common pollutants indoors can help reduce risk of indoor health concerns. BASF offers the widest portfolio of adsorbent technologies for a broad spectrum of applications in industries such as refining, petrochemical, chemical, and gas processing. The BASF portfolio includes proprietary alumina, silica, alumino-silica gels and a broad line of base metal oxide guard bed materials, including the PuriStar family. At BASF, our Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst and additive offerings together with our expert technical services build the right solution to create value within any unit’s constraints. The increasing demand for energy and resources is what drives us to develop more sustainable solutions, while addressing the need for energy efficiency and conservation. We partner with those who share our commitment to a healthier, more natural and more affordable future for energy and resources. We are constantly improving the quality and reliability of our products, and strive for even greater efficiency and productivity. BASF Natural Gas experts have a diverse portfolio of products to custom design a solution and help you meet your Natural Gas treatment needs. BASF has been serving the natural gas treatment market for over 60 years. With more than 150 years of experience in metal sourcing, trading, and hedging, we’ve built tangible results for our industrial customers. With more than 100 years of experience in recycling materials, BASF’s end-to-end recycling program is known and trusted around the globe. As a leader in precious-metal thermocouples for many years, BASF recently applied its technological expertise to optical-based temperature measurement. BASF Sorbead® Air adsorbents are alumino silicate gels in the form of hard, spherical beads. They are essential in removing water from compressed air so that the efficiency of chemical processes is not compromised. Sorbead® Air is the most energy saving and environmentally friendly adsorbent available for the air compression industry. Innovative, step-change technology with dual-purpose performance: removal of heavy hydrocarbons and water to cryogenic specifications in a single unit. Find the latest news and media information for BASF’s Catalysts division, headquartered in Iselin, New Jersey, USA, the world’s leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts.
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Air Quality

Did you know there can be 5x more air pollution inside your house than outside of it?

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. Understanding and controlling common pollutants indoors can help reduce risk of indoor health concerns.

Increasingly, homeowners, landlords, and manufacturers are recognizing the threat posed by poor IAQ and understanding that improving confined space or indoor air quality can have substantial benefits – including improved health, comfort, safety, and productivity.

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About Air Quality

BASF has over 50 years of experience in developing solutions for clean air, including the invention of the catalytic converter, which removes gaseous pollutants from automobile engine exhaust. We offer innovative, emission-control catalyst technologies for the abatement of carbon monoxide, VOC, nitrogen oxides, ammonia, particulate, ozone, and more. These optimize performance, minimize capital, and ensure regulatory compliance.

Air cleaners are a popular strategy to improve IAQ. Some are highly effective at particle removal—however removing gaseous pollutants can be a challenge. We bring added value based upon a market-driven, sustainable business model, successfully balancing both environmental and economic interests.

BASF develops intelligent solutions for air quality over a wide range of applications—enabling clean air for a healthier, more sustainable future.

Areas of Air Quality Solutions

BASF develops intelligent solutions for air quality over a wide range of applications — enabling clean air for a healthier, more sustainable future. View all of the solutions we offer.

Aircraft Cabin and Fuel Inerting Solutions

BASF offers technology to reduce both harmful ozone and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in aircraft cabin air.

Indoor Air Quality Solutions

BASF has over 50 years of experience in developing solutions for clean air, including the invention of the catalytic converter which removes gaseous pollutants from automobile engine exhaust.

Mobile Emissions Control Catalysts

We offer innovative emission control catalyst technologies for the abatement of carbon monoxide, VOC, nitrogen oxides, ammonia, particulate, ozone, and more – that optimize performance, minimize capital and ensure regulatory compliance.

Stationary Environmental Catalysts

We have been servicing the power generation industry for over 20 years with over 700 units operating or under construction. BASF customers value our experience and technical expertise as the premier supplier of oxidation catalyst solutions to the power generation industry.

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Formaldpure™

Building on our strength as the global leader in catalysis, BASF’s Formaldpure™ catalyst offers excellent performance on formaldehyde removal.

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PremAir® Catalysts

BASF's PremAir® catalyst is the first commercial product that destroys harmful, ground-level ozone already in the air.

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Oxidation Catalysts for Power Generation

Proudly serving the power generation industry for over 25 years, BASF has sold more than 810 oxidation catalyst systems (refer to Figure 1). BASF customers value our experience and technical expertise as the premier supplier of oxidation catalyst solutions to the power generation industry.

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Recent News

Recent News

Jun 21, 2018

BASF and Citrine Informatics collaborate to use artificial intelligence to develop new catalyst technology

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May 30, 2018

BASF introduces PremAir BLD catalyst for improving indoor air quality

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Sep 25, 2017

BASF launches Formaldpure catalyst for improving indoor air quality

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