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FMC Lithium Announces Butyllithium, Specialty Organics And Metal Price Increases

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Lithium announced today that effective November 1, 2012, or as contracts permit, it will increase global pricing for n-butyllithium and s-butyllithium and all specialty organic products by 8 percent.  In addition, lithium metal pricing will increase by 10 percent.  Increases apply to all standard and non-standard pricing.  

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"During 2012 continued raw material price pressures and rising transportation costs has made this price increase necessary," said Chris Senyk, global marketing director, FMC Lithium.  "FMC continues to manage costs aggressively while reinvesting in our business."

From its headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., FMC Lithium serves markets including battery and energy, air treatment, construction, energy, fine chemicals, glass and ceramics, greases and lubricants, pool-water treatment, and polymers. Information is available at The company may be reached by phone at 888/LITHIUM or 704/426-5300, by fax at 704/426-5370, or by email at

About FMC Corporation

FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial, environmental, and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products.  In 2011, FMC had annual sales of approximately $3.4 billion.  The company employs approximately 5,500 people throughout the world, and operates its businesses in three segments: Agricultural Products, Specialty Chemicals and Industrial Chemicals.  For more information, visit

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Act of 1995: Statements in this news release that are forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties concerning specific factors described in FMC Corporation's 2011 Form 10-K and other SEC filings.  Such information contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date hereof based on information currently available.  FMC Corporation does not intend to update this information and disclaims any legal obligation to the contrary.  Historical information is not necessarily indicative of future performance.

FMC, the FMC logo and all brand names, company names, service marks, logos and trade dress of FMC or its subsidiaries, affiliates or licensors are registered trademarks of FMC Corporation or its subsidiaries, affiliates or licensors in the United States and other countries.

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