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The following letter will be sent by Albemarle Corporation (the Company) to holders of shares of its common stock who have elected to receive the Companys proxy materials and annual report electronically over the Internet instead of receiving copies of such documents in the mail.
March 12, 2007
You have consented to access all future proxy materials and annual reports of Albemarle Corporation (the Company) electronically over the Internet instead of receiving paper copies of such documents in the mail. The purpose of this letter is to notify you that the Companys proxy materials for the 2007 annual meeting of its shareholders and its 2006 annual report are now available on the Companys website at http://www.albemarle.com. After accessing these documents, please vote your shares promptly
by marking, signing, dating and returning the enclosed proxy card using the enclosed envelope, or
by telephone or over the Internet by following the instructions provided on the enclosed proxy card.
You may request paper copies of the proxy materials for the 2007 annual meeting of the Companys shareholders and the Companys 2006 annual report by contacting the Company at 1-804-788-6107.
Very truly yours,
Very truly yours,
Luther C. Kissam, IV