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Gabriela Garcia
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Pittsburgh, PA 15275 - 1112

Phone: +1 412 809 1512
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Leanne Trevelline
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2017-10-16

LANXESS: Price adjustment for brominated flame retardants

The Additives business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS globally increases the prices for its polydibromostyrene products (PDBS) and its branded decadibromophenyl ethane (DPDPE) flame retardant, Firemaster 2100R, up to 15 percent for each product effective November 1, 2017.

The PDBS brominated flame retardant is mainly used in electronics products and electrical plug connectors, the housings of which are made of polyamide plastic. Firemaster 2100R is a versatile brominated flame retardant used in a variety of applications, plastics and resins like wire/cable insulation and specialty fabric coatings.

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This company release contains certain forward-looking statements, including assumptions, opinions, expectations and views of the company or cited from third party sources. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could cause the actual results, financial position, development or performance of LANXESS AG to differ materially from the estimations expressed or implied herein. LANXESS AG does not guarantee that the assumptions underlying such forward-looking statements are free from errors nor does it accept any responsibility for the future accuracy of the opinions expressed in this presentation or the actual occurrence of the forecast developments. No representation or warranty (expressed or implied) is made as to, and no reliance should be placed on, any information, estimates, targets and opinions, contained herein, and no liability whatsoever is accepted as to any errors, omissions or misstatements contained herein, and accordingly, no representative of LANXESS AG or any of its affiliated companies or any of such person's officers, directors or employees accept any liability whatsoever arising directly or indirectly from the use of this document.

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.7 billion in 2016 and about 19,200 employees in 25 countries. The company is currently represented at 75 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics. Through ARLANXEO, the joint venture with Saudi Aramco, LANXESS is also a leading supplier of synthetic rubber. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) and FTSE4Good.

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