Dear Customer,

Sasol South Africa Limited (“Sasol”) hereby provides notice of its declaration of Force
Majeure on polyvinyl chloride (PVC) due to a breakdown of machinery related to leakage

sustained on the upstream Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) unit reactor loop. The chlor-
vinyls value chain operations have been suspended until this leakage can be safely

repaired. Following appropriate safety precautions and vessel entry, an assessment of the
scope of repair work is currently being undertaken, but an extended period of downtime is
The Force Majeure will remain in effect until stable and safe operational rates have been
resumed and our PVC inventory has been restored to allow sustained resumption of

Please be assured Sasol is continuing to make every effort to restore its operations to
normal levels. We regret any inconvenience that this may cause. Please expect to be
contacted by your Sasol Sales Account Manager with specific information on pending and
future PVC orders. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.