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Solvay Chemicals Announces Formation of
SOLVAir Products Group

Monday May 23, 11:57 am ET

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2005--Solvay Chemicals, Inc. has formed the SOLVAir(TM) Products group, a portfolio of chemicals and technologies which can be used to combat industrial pollutants. Products include INTEROX® Hydrogen Peroxide, T-50® and T-200® Trona, soda ash, sodium bicarbonate, and sodium sulfite. SOLVAir products specifically help remove SOx, NOx, HCl, HF and heavy metals such as mercury from flue gas emissions.

"Compliance with the Clean Air Act demands innovative applications from a knowledgeable source," says Mike Wood, Business Manager for Sulfite and Trona. "Solvay Chemicals has the history, the products, and the technological know-how that makes the SOLVAir group so effective. Forming a portfolio enables the customer to more easily determine which product would best suit his or her needs."

SOLVAir products have a proven track record of success in cleaning the air, and are used by industries as varied as glass, cement, waste incineration, gold and other precious metal refining, petroleum refineries, pulp and paper mills, and power generation. For more information, go to

Solvay Chemicals, Inc. is a subsidiary of Solvay America, Inc., the U.S. holding company of most of the North American operations of the Solvay Group, an international chemical and pharmaceutical group headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. The Solvay Group, whose companies employ about 30,000 people in 50 countries, recorded consolidated sales for 2004 of EUR 7.9 billion generated by its three sectors: Chemicals, Plastics and Pharmaceuticals. Solvay is listed on the Euronext 100 index of leading European companies. Details are available at

Source: Solvay Chemicals, Inc.

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