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C&D Technologies' Shanghai Operations Achieves IECQC 080000 Certification

BLUE BELL, Pa. – September 8, 2011/PR Newswire/ – C&D Technologies, Inc. (OTC: CHHP), a leading global producer and marketer of complete, integrated standby power systems, today announced that C&D Technologies' Shanghai joint venture has achieved IECQC 080000 certification, building on its previous successful ISO14000 qualification. IECQC 080000 addresses control requirements for effective hazardous substance management. This certification aligns with the hazardous substance process management requirements of many global companies that manufacture and sell products within Europe.

"This globally recognized certification demonstrates our continued commitment to managing the risks associated with hazardous substances to comply with the highest environmental, health and safety standards," said Dr. Jeffrey Graves, President and CEO of C&D Technologies, Inc. "We are very proud of our continued focus on environmental leadership in China manufacturing and the recognition of our efforts and investments through awards and certifications such as these."

About C&D Technologies:

C&D Technologies, Inc. provides solutions and services for the switchgear and control (utility), telecommunications, and uninterruptible power supply (UPS industries), as well as emerging markets such as solar power. C&D Technologies engineers, manufactures, sells and services fully integrated reserve power systems for regulating and monitoring power flow and providing backup power in the event of primary power loss until the primary source can be restored. C&D Technologies' unique ability to offer complete systems, designed and produced to high technical standards, sets it apart from its competition. C&D Technologies is headquartered in Blue Bell, PA. For more information about C&D Technologies, visit http://www.cdtechno.com/.

Forward-looking Statements:

This press release contains forward-looking statements, which are based on management's current expectations and are subject to uncertainties and changes in circumstances. Words and expressions reflecting something other than historical fact are intended to identify forward-looking statements, but are not the exclusive means of identifying such statements. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including those discussed in "Risk Factors" included in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended January 31, 2011. We caution you not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

Contact person:
Scott Kleinle
C&D Technologies
1400 Union Meeting Road
Blue Bell, PA 19422, USA.
215 619 7864
800 543 8630 ext 864