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PolyOne to Update First-Quarter Outlook

March 8, 2006

CLEVELAND, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PolyOne Corporation
(NYSE: POL), a leading global polymer compounding and North American
distribution company, announced today that it expects to update its first-
quarter 2006 outlook on March 23, 2006. This action is part of PolyOne's
continuing effort to keep investors informed of current business conditions.

In keeping with established practice, PolyOne will issue its mid-quarter
outlook in a news release. The Company will not host a conference call to
discuss this announcement.

About PolyOne

PolyOne Corporation, with 2005 annual revenues of approximately
$2.5 billion, is a leading global polymer compounding and services company and
a North American distributor of thermoplastic resins. Product offerings
include vinyl and other thermoplastic compounds, polymer coating systems,
color and additive masterbatches and specialty vinyl resins. Headquartered in
northeast Ohio, PolyOne has joint ventures in North America and South America
and manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Information on PolyOne's products and services can be found at
http://www.polyone.com.

SOURCE  PolyOne Corporation
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    /CONTACT:  Investors & Media, Dennis Cocco, Vice President, Investor
Relations & Communications of PolyOne Corporation, +1-440-930-1538/
    /Web site:  http://www.polyone.com /
    (POL)

CO:  PolyOne Corporation
ST:  Ohio
IN:  CHM CPR
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