Dow To Increase Prices For Selected Products

Effective June 1, 2007, The Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., will raise prices in North America
for its TERGITOL nonylphenol ethoxylate surfactants and its CARBOWAX and CARBOWAX SENtrY
polyethylene and methoxypolyethylene glycols by 3 cents per pound. The company cited strong demand
and continuing high raw material costs as reasons for the increases.

May 8, 2007