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2011-01-10 11:32:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continued effort to advance best practices in wound care management, B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) announced today that Prontosan® Wound Management Gel with PHMB (Polyhexanide), a product used in the healthcare setting for cleaning wounds as well as moistening and lubricating absorbent wound dressings, is now available for over-the-counter (OTC) use. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k)...

2011-01-03 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Centre Partners Management LLC ("Centre Partners"), a leading middle market private equity firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles, today announced the completion of the sale of Kaz, Inc. ("Kaz" or the "Company") to Helen of Troy Limited (Nasdaq: HELE). Kaz is an international leader in health care and home environment consumer solutions. The transaction is valued at $260 million subject to certain closing working capital and other adjustments....

2010-12-07 17:10:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) has entered into a settlement agreement in the amount of $14.7 million with the Department of Justice to resolve a long-standing dispute relating to pricing information published by third parties for certain pharmaceutical products manufactured by B. Braun. The matter was part of an industry-wide investigation arising out of a qui tam action filed under seal in the Southern District of Florida in 1995 by...

2010-11-23 16:38:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Germany-based medical device manufacturer B. Braun Melsungen AG and its U.S. subsidiary B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) announced today that the Company prevailed in a patent infringement suit against Japan's Terumo Corporation and its U.S. subsidiary Terumo Medical Corporation. The verdict was awarded by the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, confirming the validity of an infringed claim of B. Braun's 2007 patent (U.S. Patent...

2010-10-27 16:18:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) was recently notified by its supplier, Scientific Protein Laboratories LLC (SPL), of a nationwide recall of a lot of Heparin Sodium USP Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) sold to B. Braun because additional testing of retained crude heparin samples used by SPL to manufacture this single API lot indicated a trace amount of oversulfated chondroitin sulfate (OSCS) contaminant. As a result, B. Braun is initiating a...

2010-10-20 09:38:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa. Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) today announced its latest contract with Premier Purchasing Partners, the group purchasing unit of Premier, Inc., which will provide Premier's members - a network of approximately 2,400 U.S. hospitals and 70,000 other healthcare facilities - with the continued benefit of B. Braun's comprehensive portfolio of IV therapy products and solutions at specially terms. (Logo:...

2010-10-12 08:36:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to meet industry demands for expanded Cephalosporin offerings delivered to patients through safe and accurate administration, B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) announced that FDA-approved 1g and 2g Cefepime for Injection USP and Dextrose Injection USP in B. Braun Medical Inc.'s DUPLEX® Drug Delivery System will be available for purchase beginning today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081022/NYW008LOGO )...

2010-09-14 18:08:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company's Oral-B® and television host Brooke Burke took over New York City's Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Station to celebrate their commitment to advancing America's oral health. Oral-B, the brand of toothbrush more dentists use themselves worldwide, is offering consumers 50 percent off select Premium Power toothbrushes after mail-in rebate from Sept. 1 - Oct. 31, 2010 to empower Americans to take charge of...

2010-07-12 10:48:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) announced today the availability of large volume heparin infusion solutions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081022/NYW008LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081022/NYW008LOGO ) Based on the new United States Pharmacopeia (USP) standards for heparin products released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in October 2009, changes to B. Braun's large volume heparin IV solutions...

2010-07-08 02:59:00

LONDON, July 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - New Competition to Return in 2012 Braun, a member of the P&G family of brands (NYSE:PG), is pleased to announce that its BraunPrize will undergo a significant expansion and, moving from its recent two year rotation to the former three year rhythm, will return in 2012. Even since its inception in 1968, the internationally recognised BraunPrize design competition has promoted industrial design and innovative product...


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