Dow Raises Acrylates Oxygenated Solvents Prices

Effective June 1, or as contracts allow, The Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., will raise prices of
its acrylic acid and esters (acrylates) worldwide, and of its oxygenated solvents products in North
America.

The increases are as follows for glacial acrylic acid, butyl acrylate, ethyl acrylate, methyl
acrylate and 2-ethylhexyl acrylate: 5 cents per pound in North America; US$120 per metric ton in
Asia Pacific, Middle East/Africa and Latin America; and 90 euros per metric ton in Europe.

List and off-list price increases for oxygenated solvents vary from 3 cents to 5 cents per
pound, depending on the product.





May 15, 2007
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