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Sigma-Aldrich Co., Inc.
6000 N. Teutonia Ave.
Milwaukee, WI, 53209

Press release date: January 9, 2012

St. Louis, MO. - Sigma-Aldrich® Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL) announced today it has signed a five-year contract extension with Honeywell for the manufacture and supply of Riedel-de Haėn® high purity solvents, Karl Fischer reagents and other laboratory chemicals produced at Honeywell's Seelze, Germany, manufacturing site. The contract extends an existing supply agreement, in place since 1999, through March 31, 2019.

"Securing the supply of analytical products from Honeywell will help support and extend our product line and enables Sigma-Aldrich to continue offering a comprehensive breadth of reagents and standards to customers around the globe," said Russel Gant, Sigma-Aldrich Vice President, Analytical.

Honeywell products are key additions to the Sigma-Aldrich analytical portfolio and are recognized for reliable performance in analytical laboratories. The products include: HYDRANAL®, a leading product for Karl Fischer titration for more than 30 years; PESTANAL®, the industry's broadest pesticide standards offering; CHROMASOLV®, high purity solvents for chromatography; VETRANAL(TM), standards for ingredients in veterinary pharmaceuticals and AQUANAL(TM), chemicals used in the analysis of water.

As part of the agreement, Honeywell will continue to supply a range of services to Sigma-Aldrich in Seelze, Germany, including advanced laboratory and warehouse services and Sigma-Aldrich will continue to provide shipping, forwarding and small package filling at the Honeywell facility. About Sigma-Aldrich: Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and High Technology company. Our biochemical and organic chemical products and kits are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development, and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostic and other high technology manufacturing. We have customers in life science companies, university and government institutions, hospitals and in industry. Over one million scientists and technologists use our products. Sigma-Aldrich operates in 40 countries and has 8,300 employees providing excellent service worldwide. We are committed to accelerating our Customers' success through leadership in Life Science, High Technology and Service. For more information about Sigma-Aldrich, please visit our award winning web site at

Sigma-Aldrich, HYDRANAL, PESTANAL AND CHROMASOLV are registered trademarks of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC, in the US and other countries. VETRANAL and AQUANAL are trademarks of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC, in the US and other countries. Riedel-de Haėn is a registered trademark of Honeywell International Inc.

Melissa Jacobs
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