Prepared By R.R. Donnelley Financial -- Form 8-K
Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  03/29/2011
Cytec Industries Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number:  1-12372
(State or other jurisdiction of
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
Five Garret Mountain Plaza
Woodland Park, NJ 07424
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(973) 357-3100
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01.    Other Events
Effective immediately, Cytec Industries Inc. amended its engagement letter with its independent registered public accounting firm, KPMG LLP, to eliminate the restriction regarding the awarding of punitive damages in the event of a dispute. Under the revised engagement letter, Cytec would be entitled to punitive damages if awarded.


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: March 29, 2011
/s/    Roy Smith

Roy Smith
Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary