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Cast-nylon additives now be called Addonyl®: Rhein Chemie launched new brand name

Cast-nylon additives now be called Addonyl®: Rhein Chemie launched new brand name

Monday, 01. March 2010 Addonyl® is the new brand name for cast-nylon additives from Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH, Mannheim, Germany. The current descriptions Katalysator NL neu as well as Zusatzmittel UE 8073, VP KU2-8108 und VP KU2-8112 are being standardized by the new name, but will retain their customary classification

Addonyl® is the new brand name for cast-nylon additives from Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH, Mannheim, Germany. The current descriptions Katalysator NL neu as well as Zusatzmittel UE 8073, VP KU2-8108 und VP KU2-8112 are being standardized by the new name, but will retain their customary classification. The renaming will be completed by the end of the second quarter 2010.

“One name for all” will simplify the product search for users and guarantee a high degree of recognition. No changes have been made to the cast-nylon additives themselves; they still have their customary properties. The products remain physically and chemically the same.

Under the brand name Addonyl®, Rhein Chemie provides a wide range of products, including catalysts, activators and additives: Cast nylon is one of today’s most innovative thermosets. The use of Addonyl® products, can achieve various combinations of properties, enabling you to tailor materials to your requirements. Cast nylon uses are diverse , from replacing metal in the automotive industry to the production of the ever smaller and more complex components required in electrical engineering and electronics. Cast nylon can also be used in products such as plates, rods, tubes, cable sheaves and pulleys, gears and bearings and in container fabrication.

Rhein Chemie is a chemicals company which has a successful track record in customized additives and service products stretching back over 100 years. The approximately 800-strong workforce develops, produces and sells products for various sectors of the rubber, lubricant and plastics industries worldwide. The company is headquartered in Mannheim-Rheinau, Germany and has production facilities in Europe, Asia and North and South America. Rhein Chemie is a wholly owned subsidiary of the LANXESS Group, Leverkusen, Germany.

Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by the management of Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of our sole stockholder LANXESS Deutschland GmbH and the estimates given here. These factors include those discussed in LANXESS AG’s reports to the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. LANXESS AG and Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH assume no liability whatsoever to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.

Mannheim, 01. March 2010

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by the management of Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of our sole stockholder LANXESS Deutschland GmbH and the estimates given here. These factors include those discussed in LANXESS AG’s reports to the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. LANXESS AG and Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH assume no liability whatsoever to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.