SOURCE: Pink Sheets, LLC

September 28, 2007 09:23 ET

Rhodia S.A. Joins International OTCQX

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 28, 2007) - Pink Sheets, LLC, the leading electronic inter-dealer quotation system, trading technology and financial information provider for over-the-counter (OTC) securities, today announced that Rhodia S.A., the France-based chemicals company, has switched from the New York Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares (ADSs) are now trading on the International OTCQX market tier. Beginning today, Rhodia's ADSs will trade on the OTC market's highest tier, International PremierQX, under the ticker "RHAYY." Investors can find real-time quotes, current disclosure and financial information on the company at and

"We are pleased to welcome Rhodia, a global leader in the chemicals industry, to the new International OTCQX market tier," said R. Cromwell Coulson, Chairman and CEO of Pink Sheets LLC. "As an International PremierQX company, Rhodia joins a distinguished list of the highest-quality companies trading over-the-counter. This move will enable the company to continue to provide timely financial and disclosure to its U.S. shareholders while reducing the costs and complexity of a U.S. cross listing."

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. will serve as Rhodia's Principal American Liaison ("PAL"), responsible for maintaining the Company's Level 1 American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program and advising the company on its disclosure requirements and communication with the U.S. market.

Rhodia's shares are also listed on Euronext Paris.

About Rhodia

Rhodia, a chemist, leader in its businesses, is an international industrial group resolutely committed to sustainable development. The Group aims to improve its customers' performance through the pursuit of operational excellence and its ability to innovate. Structured around seven Enterprises, Rhodia is the partner of major players in the automotive, tire, electronics, perfume, health and beauty and home care markets. Rhodia's primary listing is on Euronext Paris. The Group generated sales of EUR 4.8 billion in 2006 and employs around 16,000 people worldwide.

About International OTCQX

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About Pink Sheets LLC

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