Dow Reichhold Announces Latex Price Increases

Research Triangle Park, N.C.-based Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex LLC is implementing a price
increase of 6 cents per wet pound for all styrene butadiene specialty latex products sold in North
America, and a price increase of 3 cents per wet pound for all other latexes, excluding products
sold for glove manufacturing. The increases are effective August 8, 2008. The company cited rising
raw material costs in announcing the increases.

August 5, 2008