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PolyOne to Update Third Quarter Outlook

September 2, 2005

CLEVELAND, Sept 02, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- PolyOne Corporation
(NYSE: POL), a leading global polymer compounding and North American
distribution company, today announced that it expects to update its third
quarter 2005 outlook at the close of business on September 13, 2005. This
action is part of PolyOne's effort to proactively inform investors at
approximately mid-quarter of any material changes to major business drivers.

PolyOne Third-quarter 2005 Earnings Release and Conference Call

PolyOne intends to release its third-quarter 2005 earnings after the close
of business on Thursday, October 27, 2005, and host a conference call at 9:00
a.m. Eastern time on Friday, October 28, 2005. The conference dial-in number
is 888-489-0038 (domestic) or 706-643-1611 (international), conference topic:
PolyOne Earnings Call. The replay number is 800-642-1687 (domestic) or
706-645-9291 (international). The conference ID for the replay is 9932167.
The call will be broadcast live and then via replay for two weeks on the
Company's Web site at http://www.polyone.com.

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.

PolyOne Investor & Media Contact: Dennis Cocco

Vice President, Investor Relations

& Communications

440.930.1538

SOURCE PolyOne Corporation

Dennis Cocco, Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications of PolyOne

Corporation, +1-440-930-1538

http://www.prnewswire.com

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