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Raw material supplies slowed during January-March period by catastrophic freeze in Texas and shortage of shipping containers partly due to Suez Canal blockage. "We're absorbing $90 million of incremental costs for the full year,” says CFO Ronald Dierker.
A day after FDA posted Scentsational’s recall announcement due to presence of benzene and acetaldehyde as well as methanol, American Cleaning Institute and Consumer Healthcare Products Association submit a letter urging FDA to restore order to OTC alcohol-based sanitizer market.
Along with its Q1 results including a 7.3% drop in consumer health sales to €1.11bn ($1.35bn), Sanofi announces 10-mg famotidine tablets branded Zantac 360° will be available in the US in June.
Binx Health's collection kits include tests for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, HIV, HPV and other common sexually transmitted infections, which may have accelerated because COVID-19 pandemic “has greatly affected access to in-person STI testing."
A month after closing its largest funding round, Roman Health' says its daily vitamins and supplements for heart health, stress relief, testosterone support, prostate health and a multivitamin will be available in Walmart stores and in the retail giant’s e-commerce platform on 1 May.
My After Plan has been available online and in stores since October 2020, shortly before Sun Pharma received registration for the trademark in the US. Recently, marketing and design consultants announced their work for Sun Pharma's Ohm Labs on My After Plan packaging.