Dow Announces Price Increases

Effective October 1, The Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., will raise prices on a number of

The company will raise the price of acrylic acid and esters — also known as acrylic monomers
or acrylates — by 3 cents per pound in North America; by $70 per metric ton in Asia Pacific, the
Middle East/Africa and Latin America; and by 50 euros per metric ton in Europe.

Dow will raise the list and off-list prices in North America of Carbowax™ and Carbowax
Sentry™ polyethylene glycols and methoxypolyethylene glycols by 3 cents per pound. It will increase
the off-list prices of certain polyglycol products by 3 cents per pound.

The company also will increase the prices in North America of certain Tergitol™ products by 2
to 5 cents per pound, and Triton™ products by 3 to 10 cents per pound.

The list and off-list prices of oxygenated solvents products including certain alcohols,
esters and E-Series glycol ethers in North America will increase by two to six cents per pound.

September 18, 2007