Chemtura to raise prices on its detergents products by US$0.11/kilogram in response to rising raw material costs; increase effective Sept. 20 or as contracts allow,

PHILADELPHIA , September 16, 2013 (press release) – The Petroleum Additives business of Chemtura Corporation (NYSE/Euronext: CHMT) is announcing a price increase on its detergents products (Hybase®, Lobase®, Calcinate™, Barium®, Surchem®) of 11 cents per kilogram effective Sept. 20, 2013, or as contracts allow. This price increase is due to recent raw material costs increases.

Petroleum Additives

Chemtura Petroleum Additives is a global and market-driven value innovator in supply of additives and finished lubricants for automotive and industrial applications. Additional information concerning the Petroleum Additives business is available at

Chemtura Corporation

Chemtura Corporation, with 2012 sales of $2.6 billion,(1) is a global manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals, agrochemicals and pool, spa and home care products. Additional information concerning Chemtura is available at

(1) 2012 net sales of $2.6 billion reflects discontinued operations treatment for the sale of Chemtura's plastic antioxidants business.


Chemtura Corporation
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