Photo Release -- Luxury Brand Dominique Duval Launches Line of Handbags Made From Cereplast Hybrid 651D

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cereplast, Inc. (Nasdaq:CERP), a leading manufacturer of proprietary biobased, sustainable bioplastics, today announced that luxury accessories brand Dominique Duval has launched a line of eco-friendly handbags made from Cereplast's award-winning material, Hybrid 651D.

Eco-friendly Dominique Duval clutch made from Cereplast bioplastics with grey ribbed recycled cashmere bows, black onyx, chain and a metal zipper.

Eco-conscious clutch from Dominique Duval made with Cereplast bioplastics and paisley recycled cashmere bows, amber citrine stone, chain and a metal zipper.

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Dominique Duval used Cereplast Hybrid 651D (with and without fiber glass) along with accents of recycled cashmere bows, natural semi-precious stones including black onyx and amber citrine stone, and metals, including a metal zipper. The eco-conscious bags will be sold online at and at select retailers.

Cereplast Hybrid 651D is an Ethylene Acrylate (EA) and starch hybrid compound, which is a tough, soft touch, pliable material that is ideal for extrusions and soft injection moldable applications. Hybrid 651D provides the desirable properties of conventional EA, while offering a lower carbon footprint. Hybrid 651D won the MATERIALICA Design + Technology 2012 silver award for outstanding innovation in the "Material" category.

About Dominique Duval

Dominique Duval accessories are hand-made in glamorous Hollywood, California and have been featured in Allure Magazine, Elle Magazine, Self Magazine, Lucky Magazine, InStyle Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine and I Do Magazine. Dominique Duval accessories have been worn by many celebrities including Jennifer Lopez, Janet Jackson, Leighton Meester, Lily Allen, Mischa Barton, Paris Hilton, Lauren Conrad, Michelle Williams, Penelope Cruz and other glam girls! Dominique Duval is a division of The Barrette Factory.

About Cereplast, Inc.

Cereplast, Inc. (Nasdaq:CERP) designs and manufactures proprietary biobased, sustainable bioplastics which are used as substitutes for traditional plastics in all major converting processes - such as injection molding, thermoforming, blow molding and extrusions - at a pricing structure that is competitive with traditional plastics. On the cutting-edge of biobased plastic material development, Cereplast now offers resins to meet a variety of customer demands. Cereplast Compostables® resins are ideally suited for single-use applications where high biobased content and compostability are advantageous, especially in the food service industry. Cereplast Sustainables® resins combine high biobased content with the durability and endurance of traditional plastic, making them ideal for applications in industries such as automotive, consumer electronics and packaging. Learn more at You may also visit the Cereplast social networking pages at, and

CONTACT: Cereplast, Inc. Public Relations Nicole Robertson (310) 615-1900 x154 Investor Relations: Alliance Advisors, LLC Alan Sheinwald 914-669-0222

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