Great Lakes Solutions Announces Price Increase For HBCD Flame Retardant

Great Lakes Solutions, a business of Chemtura Corporation (NYSE Euronext:CHMT), today announced a price increase in all regions of $3.00/kg. for all grades of its HBCD flame retardant (CD-75P™; CD-75PC™ and SP-75™), effective Sept. 16, 2013, or as contracts allow.

HBCD is a brominated flame retardant with a primary application in extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam and expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam that is used as thermal insulation in commercial and residential construction applications.

Great Lakes Solutions

Great Lakes Solutions, a Chemtura business, is a global and innovative leader in safe and cost-efficient flame retardant products and solutions and brominated performance products. Additional information concerning us is available at www.greatlakes.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 Antioxidants business.

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