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PuriCore Launches NovaZo Wound Hydrogel For Equine And Companion Animals


4/23/2014 3:00:15 PM

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MALVERN, PA (April 23, 2014) – PuriCore (LSE: PURI), a global company focused on safe and effective protection against the spread of infectious pathogens, today announced the launch of NovaZo™ Animal Health Wound Hydrogel Dressing. NovaZo Hydrogel is a safe and effective wound dressing for use on companion and large animals of all species including competitive animals. This new hydrogel aids in the management of wound exudates–which might contain dirt, debris, and/or microorganisms–providing for an optimal wound environment that enables the animal to heal itself.

NovaZo Hydrogel is PuriCore’s second NovaZo product based on its Vashe Wound Therapy products for humans, which have been FDA-cleared and on the market for seven years. In addition, PuriCore announced that NovaZo Solution, which was launched in October, is now available to veterinarians through MWI Veterinary Supply.

About NovaZo Hydrogel

NovaZo Animal Health Wound Hydrogel Dressing is indicated for the management of, and plans of care for, wounds free of slough and necrotic tissue, traumatic wounds, post-surgical incision sites, cuts, abrasions, skin ulcers, burns, scratches, chronic inflammation sites and to control wound odors. The hydrogel acts as a barrier, protecting granulating wounds, and helps to relieve dry, waxy skin by maintaining a moist wound and skin environment, which is beneficial to the healing process. It can be dispensed only by a licensed veterinarian for home and farm use. It is safe for use around an animal’s mouth, nose, eyes, and ears and is non-cytotoxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritating, and steroid-free.

NovaZo Wound Hydrogel Dressing can be used in conjunction with NovaZo Animal Health Wound Irrigation Solution and is excellent for wounds requiring repeated dressing changes and to soften encrusted wound dressings. NovaZo Hydrogel is available in 250 ml bottles, either individually or in 12-packs. Special wholesale pricing is available for veterinarians. More information on NovaZo is available at www.novazo.com.

Contact:
Sage Strategic Marketing
Jennifer Guinan
+1 610.410.8111
jennifer@sagestrat.com

About PuriCore
PuriCore plc (LSE: PURI) is a global company focused on safe and effective protection against the spread of infectious pathogens without causing harm to human or animal health or to the environment. PuriCore’s antimicrobial technology and complementary products are used in well-established core businesses and emerging sectors of two broad markets: Health Sciences and Food & Agriculture. In the Health Sciences market, PuriCore is the leading full provider of all products and services required for a safe, efficient, and compliant endoscope decontamination to protect patients and staff in UK hospitals. PuriCore’s breakthrough wound care technology is used to treat chronic and acute wounds including diabetic ulcers and burns in humans, for atopic dermatitis as private-labelled dermatologic treatments for humans, and to manage wounds in all species of companion and farm animals in the animal health segment. In the Food & Agriculture market, PuriCore’s portfolio is used by three of the top-five US supermarket retailers to provide savings in labour costs and improvements in inventory loss and to address cross contamination of pathogens on fresh produce and floral products. In addition, the Company is progressing its research and development programs on the use of its technology as an agricultural fungicide. PuriCore is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, with operations in Stafford and Clevedon, UK. To receive additional information on PuriCore, visit www.puricore.com.

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