Bluestar Silicones To Debut, Launch Product At IFAI Expo 2007

Bluestar Silicones will make its
debut at IFAI Expo 2007 next month in Las Vegas. The company was created earlier this year through
the acquisition of Rhodia Silicones by China National BlueStar Corp. Its activities include the
production of elastomeric silicones for safety restraint systems in automobiles; as well as
silicones for use in medical textiles, water repellency, architectural coatings and fire

Based in France and led by Olivier de Clermont-Tonnerre, the new company has a 400,000-ton
production capacity for silicone core intermediates, two upstream production sites in France and
China, numerous downstream production sites around the world and centers of excellence in France
and Asia.

Bluestar Silicones will unveil its Rhodorsil® TCS 7001 water repellent for man-made fabrics
at IFAI Expo 2007. The repellent provides a high level of wash resistance as well as excellent
barrier protection against fire, heat, radiation, moisture, ageing and mechanical stress, according
to the company.

September 25, 2007