Dow has announced off-schedule price increases for acrylic acid and esters, also known as acrylic monomers or acrylates, globally effective July 1, 2008, or as otherwise allowed by individual contract terms. The the increase effective July 1, 2008, is for off-schedule prices for butyl acrylate, 2-ethylhexyl acrylate, ethyl acrylate, methyl acrylate and glacial acrylic acid. The July 1, 2008, increase will be in addition to the increases previously announced. For additional information, visit