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Hexion Specialty Chemicals to Raise Prices for Epoxy Resin Products in the Americas

May 11, 2010 at 12:29 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio - (May 11, 2010) - Hexion Specialty Chemicals announced today it will increase prices effective June 1, 2010, for the following epoxy resin products in the Americas. This increase is in addition to previously announced increases and is driven by the continued rise in raw material costs as well as global and regional shortages of epoxy resins and their intermediates.

Products: Increase:
EPON™ Liquid Epoxy Resins $0.10 PER POUND for list & off-list prices
EPON Solid Epoxy Resins $0.10 PER POUND for list & off-list prices
EPON Epoxy Resin Solutions $0.10 PER POUND for list & off-list prices
EPON Custom Solutions $0.10 PER POUND for list & off-list prices
EPON Epoxy Resin Blends $0.10 PER POUND for list & off-list prices
EPON Epoxy Novolac Resins $0.10 PER POUND for list & off-list prices
EPON Elastomeric Modifier Resins $0.10 PER POUND for list & off-list prices
Eponex® & Eponol® Resins $0.10 PER POUND for list & off-list prices

About Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc.

Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Specialty Chemicals is the global leader in thermoset resins. Hexion serves the global wood and industrial markets through a broad range of thermoset technologies, specialty products and technical support for customers in a diverse range of applications and industries. Additional information is available at

www.hexion.com.

Contact:

Peter Loscocco
VP, Public Affairs
614-225-4127
peter.loscocco@hexion.com