CYTEC EXECUTIVE SUPPLEMENTAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT PLAN
(As amended October 14, 1999)
Effective as of January 1, 1994, Cytec Industries Inc. (the "Company") hereby establishes the Cytec Executive
Supplemental Employees' Retirement Plan (the "Plan"). The Plan is intended to constitute an unfunded pension
plan maintained primarily for a select group of management or highly compensated employees which is exempt
from Parts 2, 3, and 4 of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended. The Plan
is not a qualified plan under the Code and benefits are paid by or on behalf of the Company.
The Plan replaces the American Cyanamid Company and Subsidiaries Supplemental Employees' Retirement Plan
(the "Cyanamid SERP") for those employees of the Company who were covered by the Cyanamid SERP on
December 31, 1993. Pursuant to the Transfer and Distribution Agreement dated December 17, 1993 between
American Cyanamid Company and Cytec Industries Inc., the Plan assumes the liabilities such attributable to
employees of the Company covered by the Cyanamid SERP on December 31, 1993 who became employees of
the Company on January 1, 1994.
1.1 "Actuarial Equivalent" means an amount or benefit of equal value based on the interest rate used by the
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation for purposes of determining the present value of lump sum distributions on
plan terminations, as the same is in effect from time to time, and the 1971 TPF&C Forecast Mortality Table (or,
at the discretion of the Pension Administration Committee, the most recent version of such table) with employee
ages set back one year and beneficiary ages set back five years.
1.2 "Company" means Cytec Industries Inc.
1.3 "Board of Directors" means the Board of Directors of Cytec Industries Inc.
1.4 "Cause" means (a) the willful and continued failure by a Member substantially to perform his duties with the
Employer (other than any such failure resulting from his incapacit