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STATEMENT Contact: BD Medical
BD Discontinues BD™ Pen Mini and BD™ Pen
Franklin Lakes, NJ (May 10, 2004)-BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) is announcing today the discontinuation of the BD™ Pen Mini and BD™ Pen, reusable insulin pens, due to the discontinuation of 1.5 ml insulin cartridges recently announced by insulin manufacturers. BD's reusable insulin pens are designed to be used with a 1.5 ml insulin cartridge.
BD will continue to make 1.5 ml reusable insulin pens available to consumers through June 30, 2004.
For more information about alternative options, healthcare providers and consumers are encouraged to call BD's Consumer Services Help Line at 1-888-BDCARES (1-888-232-2737) toll free Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EDT.
BD is a medical technology company that serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public. BD manufactures and sells a broad range of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment and diagnostic products. For the fiscal year ended September 30, 2003, BD reported total revenues of $4.528 billion.
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Last Updated: Monday May 10, 2004 12:48:35
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