Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

       Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 19, 2006

                              Cytec Industries Inc.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

            Delaware                  1-12372                22-3268660
(State or other jurisdiction        (Commission             (IRS Employer
       of incorporation)            File Number)          Identification No.)

         Five Garret Mountain Plaza
         West Paterson, NJ                                      07424
         (Address of principal executive offices)              (Zip Code)

        Registrant's telephone number, including area code (973) 357-3100

          (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On October 19, 2006, Cytec Industries Inc. issued a press release announcing its
financial results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2006. A
copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits

(c) Exhibits.
       Exhibit 99.1 Press Release, dated October 19, 2006.


         Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                         Cytec Industries Inc.

Date:  October 19, 2006                  /s/ James P. Cronin
       --------------------              --------------------------------
                                             James P. Cronin
                                             Executive Vice President and
                                             Chief Financial Officer

                                  Exhibit Index

Exhibit Number        Description
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99.1                  Press Release dated October 19, 2006