Woodland Park, NJ - February 15, 2013 - Cytec Industries Inc. (NYSE: CYT) is pleased to announce the registration of its ready-to-use, non-flammable phosphine fumigant gas ECO2FUME® in the Arab Republic of Egypt.

"The Authorities in Egypt have pursued their objective to phase out Methyl Bromide used in the fumigation of wheat, an essential staple food in the country. Cytec is proud to be able to help by providing the best drop-in solution to replace this substance banned under the Montreal Protocol and to contribute to a greener environment", said Jean-Paul Garnier, Global Segment Manager for Phosphine Specialties.Cytec's phosphine fumigant products provide consistent, safe and easily controlled phosphine concentrations that maximize the protection of sealed storage facilities from harmful insects and pests. The company's innovative technology makes it a global leader in stored-product protection.Global Sales Director Jo Grosemans added, "Cytec has recognized the importance of Phosphine gas fumigation as a way to address the obligations created by the Montreal Protocol and is investing significant resources to develop this technique on a global scale"For more information please contact Cytec custinfo@cytec.com and in Egypt, Bridgetrade info@bridgetrade.org.Corporate ProfileCytec's vision is to deliver specialty chemicals and materials 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. These 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 composites, structural adhesives, automotive and industrial coatings, electronics, inks, mining and plastics.Media Contacts

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