ISP To Increase Global Prices an Additional 10%

Wayne, N.J. (May 2, 2011) – International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP) will increase global prices for polymers, vinyl monomers, emollients, emulsifiers, preservatives and encapsulates 10% effective June 1, 2011, or as contracts allow.

This increase applies to products sold into the personal care, pharmaceutical, oral care, beverage, performance chemicals and agricultural markets. This price increase is in addition to the 10% increase that was previously announced effective February 1, 2011.  This additional price increase is necessary due to continued material and energy cost escalation.


About ISP

International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP) is a leading global supplier of specialty chemicals and performance enhancing products for a wide variety of personal care, pharmaceutical, beverage and industrial applications. ISP produces more than 500 specialty chemicals, which it markets and sells worldwide. The company’s headquarters is located in Wayne, New Jersey, USA.