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CF Industries' Donaldsonville, Louisiana Nitrogen Complex Resumes Production Following Hurricane Isaac

Thursday, August 30, 2012

CF Industries' Donaldsonville, Louisiana Nitrogen Complex Resumes Production Following Hurricane Isaac15:46 EDT Thursday, August 30, 2012 DEERFIELD, Ill. (Business Wire) -- CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) today reported that its Donaldsonville, Louisiana Nitrogen Complex sustained no significant damage from Hurricane Isaac and has initiated the process of restarting all operating units. The company had shut down production at the complex as a precautionary measure on August 28th. The Donaldsonville facility is located on the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. “We have no reports of any injuries to our employees, although many are still without power and some have experienced damage to their homes. Our thoughts are with those who were impacted by the storm,” said Tony Will, senior vice president, manufacturing and distribution, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. “We are in contact with our customers and will advise them on the status of production and deliveries from the facility.” About CF Industries Holdings, Inc. CF Industries Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, is the holding company for the operations of CF Industries, Inc. CF Industries is a global leader in manufacturing and distribution of nitrogen and phosphate products, serving both agricultural and industrial customers. CF Industries operates world-class nitrogen manufacturing complexes in the central United States and Canada; conducts phosphate mining and manufacturing operations in Central Florida; and distributes plant nutrients through a system of terminals, warehouses, and associated transportation equipment located primarily in the Midwestern United States. The company also owns 50 percent interests in GrowHow UK Limited, a plant nutrient manufacturer in the United Kingdom; an ammonia facility in The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; and KEYTRADE AG, a global plant nutrient trading organization headquartered near Zurich, Switzerland. CF Industries routinely posts investor announcements and additional information on the company's website at and encourages those interested in the company to check there frequently. CF Industries Holdings, Inc.Dan Swenson, 847-405-2515Senior Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communicationsdswenson@cfindustries.comorSusan Fisher, 847-405-2551Manager, Corporate