Woodland Park, New Jersey, Feb. 26, 2013 -- Cytec Industries Inc. ("Cytec" or the "Company") (NYSE: CYT) today announced that it is calling its 4.60% Notes due July 1, 2013 (the "Notes") for redemption on March 27, 2013 (CUSIP 232820AE0).The Notes will be redeemed in cash at the "Redemption Price" as defined in the applicable indenture plus accrued and unpaid interest up to, but excluding, the redemption date. As of the close of business on February 25, 2013, there were $135,238,000 of Notes outstanding. From the redemption date forward, the Notes will no longer be deemed outstanding, interest will no longer accrue and holders will have no rights other than the right to receive the Redemption Price, without interest, upon surrender of the Notes. Payment of the redemption price will be made only upon presentation and surrender of the Notes to The Bank of New York Mellon, the trustee and paying agent, during its business hours at the address specified in the Notice of Redemption. The Notice of Redemption was distributed to holders of the Notes on February 26, 2013.Forward-Looking and Cautionary StatementsExcept for the historical information and discussions contained herein, statements contained in this release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Achieving the results described in these statements involves a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, as discussed in Cytec's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Cytec disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.Corporate ProfileCytec's vision is to deliver specialty material and chemical technologies beyond our customers' imagination. Our focus on innovation, advanced technology and application expertise enables us to develop, manufacture and sell products that change the way our customers do business. Our pioneering products perform specific and important functions for our customers, enabling them to offer innovative solutions to the industries that they serve. Our products serve a diverse range of end markets including aerospace and industrial materials, mining and plastics.Media Contacts

Jodi Allen

Investor Relations

Tel: 1.973.357.3283

jodi.allen@cytec.com

Tara Tepp

In Process Separation Marketing Communications

Tel: 1.973.357.3347

tara.tepp@cytec.com

Katherine Vaiente

Global Marketing Communications Manager

Tel: 1.480.730.2310

Katherine.Vaiente@cytec.com

Claire Michel

Industrial Materials Marketing Communications

Tel: 44.1773.766200

claire.michel@cytec.com

Katherine Vaiente

Global Marketing Communications Manager

Tel: 1.480.730.2310

Katherine.Vaiente@cytec.com