Merisol USA is a part of Merisol Group of Companies, which is comprised of Merisol Hong Kong, Merisol UK and Merisol RSA. Merisol Group of Companies was founded in 1997 as a joint venture between Merichem Company and Sasol. It produces and supplies cresylic acids and phenolic feedstock. The company manufactures BHT, which is an antioxidant that is used in polymers, elastomers, lubricants, fuels and food products. Merisol Group of Companies products are also utilized in resins, solvents, antioxidants, functional fluids, disinfectants, agricultural chemicals and chemical intermediates. The company has achieved ISO 9002:2000 certification from the International Organization for Standardization. It operates various customer care centers and laboratories, as well as assists clients with the transportation, use, handling and disposal of various products.