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Chemtura AgroSolutions’ DoubleTake™ Insecticide Granted EPA Approval

Chemtura Corporation (NYSE: CHMT) (Euronext: CHMT) has announced that its new, broad-spectrum insecticide DoubleTake™ has received registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

“DoubleTake™ insecticide will be a powerful protective force for growers,” said Don Guy, Chemtura AgroSolutions marketing manager, Ag Chemicals Division. “Using multiple modes of action through both insect neurotoxic and insect growth regulator effects, DoubleTake™ features superior knockdown and lasting residual control of insect pests in soybean, peanut, cotton and pepper crops.”

Additional crops and country registrations are expected to follow.

As a cornerstone product for Chemtura AgroSolutions’ product pipeline, DoubleTake™ is an innovative blend of two existing molecules that extends the life cycle of a key proprietary product, diflubenzuron. “By combining key performance strengths of diflubenzuron with another active ingredient with a different mode of action, we created a product that differentiates itself in the marketplace,” Guy said. Guy added that the concept itself could be adaptable to other Chemtura proprietary products, thereby creating new value-added products from Chemtura AgroSolutions’ existing proprietary product portfolio.

DoubleTake™ offers long-lasting residual protection and controls all stages of insect life, from eggs to adults, especially against two fast-emerging pests – the brown marmorated stink bug, which is becoming a challenge for soybean farmers in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Eastern regions, and the kudzu bug, a rapidly growing concern for soybean farmers in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Mid-South regions. Field trials also show yield enhancements are possible when DoubleTake™ is applied to peanut and soybean crops.

For more information on DoubleTake™, visit DoubleTakeInsecticide.com or contact your Chemtura AgroSolutions representative or local agricultural chemical supplier.

Chemtura AgroSolutions

Chemtura AgroSolutions is a leading provider of fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, miticides, plant growth regulators and seed treatment products for a wide variety of crops. Chemtura AgroSolutions is a key provider of proprietary formulations, ever-expanding label extensions and field-ready technical expertise and service that deliver high-quality, efficacious products to enhance quality and yield in specialty markets. For more information about Chemtura AgroSolutions, visit www.ChemturaAgroSolutions.com.

Chemtura Corporation

Chemtura Corporation, with 2012 sales of $2.6 billion, (1) is a global manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals, agrochemicals and pool, spa and home care products. Additional information concerning Chemtura is available at www.chemtura.com.

(1) 2012 net sales of $2.6 billion reflects discontinued operations treatment for the sale of Chemtura's plastic antioxidants business.

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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