Lubricant Additives are safe for incidental food contact.

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With ability to handle temperature extremes, high loading, and high speeds, 4300FG series of lubricant additives complies with CFR 21 Section 178.3570 guidelines for NSF HX-1 registration. Components include tackifier and thickener, antioxidants, and corrosion inhibitors. Allowing lube manufacturer to develop products for diverse applications, additive packages are designed to be used in technical white mineral oils, polyalphaolefins, or vegetable oils.

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Lubrizol Poised to Meet Growing World Demand for Incidental Food Contact Lubricant Additives

CLEVELAND, OH, August 25, 2006 - World demand for incidental food contact lubricant additives is on the rise, and The Lubrizol Corporation (NYSE: LZ) is up to the challenge of meeting the need with its new Lubrizol® 4300FG product line.

Designed for incidental food contact, Lubrizol's 4300FG series consists of components, additive packages and blended fluids that provide maximum flexibility for lube marketers and comply with CFR 21 Section 178.3570 guidelines necessary for NSF HX-1 registration.

Components include a tackifier and a thickener, antioxidants and corrosion inhibitors. Additive packages are designed to enable the lube manufacturer to develop products for diverse applications such as hydraulic oils, gear oils, worm gear oils, chain oils, etc. Lubrizol technology will allow the handling of temperature extremes, high loading and high speeds. These packages may be used in technical white mineral oils, polyalphaolefins (PAO) or vegetable oils, offering the formulator maximum flexibility. Incidental food contact lubricants require special handling and use of approved raw materials that can add cost and complexity to an operation. The blended fluids are available for private labeling to address this issue.

The Lubrizol Corporation (NYSE: LZ) is an innovative specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies that improve the quality and performance of our customers' products in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, other transportation-related fluids and industrial lubricants, as well as fuel additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for personal care products and pharmaceuticals; specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of specialty resins and additives. Lubrizol's industry-leading technologies in additives, ingredients and compounds enhance the quality, performance and value of customers' products, while reducing their environmental impact.

With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, The Lubrizol Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 20 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 6,900 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2005 were $3.6 billion, excluding operations discontinued in 2006 that had 2005 revenues of $0.4 billion. For more information, visit

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