Dow Announces Price Increases

The Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich.,
has announced price increases effective July 1, 2007, for several products.

The company and its affiliates will raise the prices of butyl acrylate and 2-ethylhexyl
acrylate by 5 cents per pound in North America; US$120.00 per metric ton in Asia Pacific, Middle
East/Africa and Latin America; and 90 euros per metric ton in Europe. Prices of ethyl acrylate,
methyl acrylate and glacial acrylic acid will increase by 3 cents per pound in North America;
US$70.00 per metric ton in Asia Pacific, Middle East/Africa and Latin America; and 50 euros per
metric ton in Europe.

Dow will raise off-list prices in North America of Carbowax™ and Carbowax Sentry™
polyethylene glycols by 2 cents per pound; Tergitol™ nonylphenol ethoxylate surfactants by 2 cents
per pound; and Triton™ octylphenol ethoxylate surfactants by 5 cents per pound.

Also effective July 1, 2007, or as contracts allow, Dow will increase the list and off-list
prices of its oxygenated solvents products in North America from between 3 to 5 cents per pound.
According to the company, the increase is due to a tight supply of butanol, butanol derivatives and
chemical feed stocks combined with an increase in raw material costs.



June 19, 2007
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