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Dow Reports Third Quarter Results

Supplemental Information

Description of Certain Items Affecting Results:

The following table summarizes the impact of certain items recorded in the three-month periods ended September 30, 2012 and September 30, 2011:

Certain Items Impacting Results     Pretax Impact (1)     Net Income (2)     EPS - Diluted (3)
Three Months Ended Three Months Ended Three Months Ended
In millions, except per share amounts (Unaudited)     Sep 30, 2012   Sep 30, 2011     Sep 30, 2012   Sep 30, 2011     Sep 30, 2012   Sep 30, 2011
Adjusted to exclude certain items (non-GAAP measures)   $ 497   $ 729 $ 0.42   $ 0.62
Certain items:
Gain on collection of impaired note receivable     $     $ 86           86           0.07
Total certain items     $     $ 86       $     $ 86       $     $ 0.07
Reported (GAAP amounts)               $ 497     $ 815       $ 0.42     $ 0.69

(1) Impact on "Income Before Income Taxes."(2) "Net Income Available for The Dow Chemical Company Common Stockholders."(3) "Earnings per common share - diluted."

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