Dow Announces Full Redemption of 7.60% Notes Due 2014

  Dow Announces Full Redemption of 7.60% Notes Due 2014

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MIDLAND, Mich. -- February 22, 2013

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today announced that a full redemption in
the principal amount of $750,000,000.00 of the Company’s outstanding 7.60%
Notes due 2014 (the “Notes”) issued pursuant to an Indenture dated as of May
1, 2008 (the “Indenture”) between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon
Trust Company, N.A., as trustee.

Pursuant to the terms of the Indenture, the Notes will be redeemed in full on
March 25, 2013 (the “Redemption Date”) at a redemption price equal to the
greater of (1) 100% of the principal amount thereof, and (2) the sum of the
present values of the remaining scheduled payments of principal and interest
thereon (not including any portion of such interest payments accrued as of the
Redemption Date), discounted to the Redemption Date on a semiannual basis
(assuming a 360-day year consisting of twelve 30-day months) at the Treasury
Rate (as defined in the Notes and determined on the third business day prior
to the Redemption Date) plus 50 basis points, as set forth in the Notes, along
with accrued and unpaid interest up to, but not including, the Redemption
Date. On the Redemption Date and upon the Company’s payment of the redemption
price, all rights of holders with respect to the Notes being redeemed will
terminate, except for the right to receive payment of the applicable
redemption price upon surrender of the Notes for redemption.

Copies of the notice of redemption can be obtained from the Bank of New York
Mellon Trust Company by calling Bondholder Relations at (800) 254-2826.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately
innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry
and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of
the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water,
renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural
productivity. Dow's diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty
chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a
broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in
approximately 160countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics,
water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2012, Dow had annual sales of
approximately $57billion and employed approximately 54,000people worldwide.
The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 188sites in
36countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The
Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise
expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.

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