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PolyOne to Update Fourth-Quarter Outlook

December 6, 2005

CLEVELAND, Dec 06, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- PolyOne Corporation
(NYSE: POL), a leading global polymer compounding and North American
distribution company, announced today that it expects to update its fourth-
quarter 2005 outlook on December 20, 2005. 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 2004 annual revenues of approximately $2.2
billion, is a leading global compounding and North American distribution
company with continuing operations in thermoplastic compounds, specialty
polymer formulations, color and additive systems, and thermoplastic resin
distribution. Headquartered in northeast Ohio, PolyOne has employees at
manufacturing sites in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and joint
ventures in North America and South America. Information on PolyOne's
products and services can be found at http://www.polyone.com.

SOURCE PolyOne Corporation

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