NaturalNano Ships First Samples to Fortune 100 Company

Sample Evaluations are Key Steps to Potential Future Orders

Dec 12, 2005, 00:00 ET from NaturalNano, Inc.

    ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NaturalNano, Inc.,
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   NNAN), an advanced nanotechnology materials company whose
 primary business is processing, developing and commercializing naturally
 occurring nanomaterials, announced today that it has shipped its first samples
 to a Fortune 100 company for testing and evaluation for prospective commercial
     In addition, the Company is in advanced stages of negotiation with several
 companies including other Fortune 100 firms for sample quantities of
 halloysite nanotubes tailored to suite specific requirements.  Due to the
 confidential nature of these relationships, NaturalNano cannot provide
 additional information on prospective customers at this time and cannot reveal
 the prospective customer's industry focus.
     Michael Riedlinger, NaturalNano's president, said, "Today's announcement
 is a significant milestone for NaturalNano. It is an important step in the
 sales process that potentially can lead to future, high-volume commercial
 orders.  By working closely with some of the world's largest corporations, we
 are able to receive valuable input from prospective customers on potential
 commercial applications for our technology.  This allows us to focus our
 resources on opportunities that we believe have the greatest revenue
     Halloysite nanotubes can be filled, or coated, using NaturalNano's
 proprietary technologies to provide controlled and extended release of active
 ingredients for competitive market advantages in polymers and plastics,
 cosmetics, odor-masking products, drug delivery and a multitude of other
     NaturalNano, Inc. began trading in the U.S. under its new stock symbol
 NNAN on the OTCBB on December 2, 2005. To learn more about NaturalNano, please
 visit NaturalNano's website at
     About NaturalNano, Inc.
     NaturalNano, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   NNAN) is a materials science
 company developing unique and proprietary processes for refining naturally
 occurring nanotubes and other nanomaterials that add competitive properties to
 a range of applications.  These include additives to cosmetics and personal
 care products, and absorbent materials, as well as: electromagnetic
 interference shielding, specialty coatings, and material additives for
 industrial polymers, plastics and composites.  NaturalNano possesses broad
 intellectual property rights and proprietary know-how for extraction and
 separation processes, compositions, and derivatives of halloysite and other
 nanotubes. For more information, please visit
     Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
     Certain statements included in this press release may constitute forward-
 looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. These
 statements reflect what NaturalNano anticipates, expects, or believes may
 happen in the future. NaturalNano's actual results could differ materially
 from the outcome or circumstance expressed or implied by such forward-looking
 statements as a result of a variety of factors including, but not limited to:
 NaturalNano's ability to develop its technologies; the approval of
 NaturalNano's patent applications; the successful implementation of
 NaturalNano's research and development programs; the ability of NaturalNano to
 demonstrate the effectiveness of its technology; the acceptance by the market
 of NaturalNano's technology and products incorporating such technology, the
 ability of NaturalNano to effectively negotiate and enter into contracts with
 third parties for the licensing of NaturalNano's technology; competition; the
 ability of NaturalNano to raise capital to fund its operating and research and
 development activities until it generates revenues sufficient to do so; and
 the timing of projects and trends in future operating performance, as well as
 other factors expressed from time to time in NaturalNano's periodic filings
 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). As a result, this
 press release should be read in conjunction with NaturalNano's periodic
 filings with the SEC which are incorporated herein by reference. The forward-
 looking statements contained herein are made only as of the date of this press
 release, and NaturalNano undertakes no obligation to publicly update such
 forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.
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