Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Derma Sciences Receives FDA Clearance for Its Active Manuka Honey Product

API-MED(TM) to be the first honey-based product available in the US, joining Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand
Business Wire, 7/23/2007

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Derma Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: DSCI - News) Derma Sciences, a manufacturer and marketer of advanced wound care products, today announced that it has received clearance from the FDA to market and sell its API-MED(TM) Active Manuka Honey Absorbent Dressing . This represents the first FDA clearance of a honey-based product for the management of wounds and burns. Honey-based products have been available throughout Europe where they compete against silver-based dressings, and have in only two years captured approximately 10% of that market…

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