Eastman Chemical increasing prices on its DOA and TOTM plasticizers by US$0.05/lb. in North and Latin America, its DOP plasticizers by US$0.10/lb., effective Jan. 18

KINGSPORT, Tennessee , January 4, 2013 (press release) – Eastman Chemical Company is increasing prices on the following products Jan. 18, or as contracts allow. These increases are due to elevated operating costs, particularly in raw materials.

Eastman™ DOA Plasticizer : Off-list price increase of $USD 0.05/lb ($USD 0.11/kg) in North America and Latin America.

Eastman ™ TOTM Plasticizer : Off-list price increase of $USD 0.05/lb ($USD 0.11/kg) in North America and Latin America.

Eastman™ DOP Plasticizer : List price increase of $USD 0.10/lb ($USD 0.22/kg) in North America and Latin America. Off-list price increase of $USD 0.10/lb ($USD 0.22/kg) in North America and Latin America.

Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer : List price increase of $USD 0.10/lb ($USD 0.22/kg) in North America and Latin America. Off-list price increase of $USD 0.10/lb ($USD 0.22/kg) in North America and Latin America.
About Eastman Chemical Company
Eastman is a global specialty chemicals company that produces a broad range of advanced materials, additives and functional products, specialty chemicals and fibers that are found in products people use every day. As a world leader in the diverse markets it serves, Eastman is focused on delivering innovative and technology-based solutions while maintaining its commitment to safety and sustainability. Serving customers in approximately 100 countries, Eastman had 2011 pro forma revenues, giving effect to the Solutia acquisition, of approximately $9.3 billion. The company is based in Kingsport, Tenn., USA, and, with the completion of the Solutia acquisition, now employs approximately 13,500 people around the world. For more information about Eastman, visit www.eastman.com.

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