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Gambro Receives US 510(k) Approval for new Dialyzer for Treatment of Renal Failure
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gambro (Other OTC:GAMOF) (Other OTC:GAMBF) (Stockholmsborsen: GAMBaST, GAMBbST), a leading international medical technology and healthcare company, today announced that Gambro Renal Products in the United States has received FDA clearance of the 510(k) Notification for the Polyflux(R) LR Hemodialyzer. This is the newest member of its Polyflux hemodialyzer product line, used for the treatment of chronic and acute renal failure. The Polyflux LR may be reprocessed for reuse on the same patient.
Akzo Nobel completes divestment of Casco Impregnated Papers
ARNHEM, Netherlands, July 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Akzo Nobel and Deutsche Beteiligungs AG and Harvest Partners Inc. have closed the deal concerning the divestment of Akzo Nobel's Impregnated Papers business. Taking into account certain adjustments, a cash and debt free amount of EUR 112 million was involved in the transaction. "This is another step in the continuous pruning and upgrading of the Akzo Nobel portfolio. It also contributes to the debt reduction program for 2003," said CFO Fritz Frohlich. "Our aim is to reduce Akzo Nobel's net debt by at least EUR 250 million this year."
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