(Text of graph posted to Ashland Inc.'s website concerning
Ashland Performance Materials gross profit)
On November 30, 2010, the Casting Solutions business was contributed into an expanded joint venture with Sü
d-Chemie and is no longer reflected in these numbers from December 2010 moving forward. All information presented subsequent to September 2011 includes activity related to ISP's Elastomers business that was acquired on August 23, 2011.