Avecia Intermediates & Stabilizers is offering a coatings drier accelerator, 2,2-Bipridyl, which finds application in combination with metal driers in coatings that dry via oxidation and polymerization. Target coatings are oil-modified urethane varnishes, high-solids solventborne and waterborne alkyds and water-reducible and emulsion alkyds. End use applications include flooring and furniture varnishes and architectural, industrial and maintenance coatings. The application benefits are reduced drying time, increased shelf life and improved stability of metal driers, according to the company. It is soluble in a range of solvents. More info: Avecia, (44) 161 721 2942 • Fax: (44) 161 721 5319 • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.