Ciba to Accelerate Global Marketing of Ciba TINOSAN SDC in Personal Care, Household and Industrial Markets
SAN DIEGO and BASEL, Switzerland, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PURE Bioscience (Nasdaq: PURE) today announced it has signed a new agreement with Ciba (SWX: CIBN) to market and sell PURE's silver dihydrogen citrate antimicrobial as a preservative and biocide in the personal care, household, and industrial markets worldwide. In the personal care market, PURE granted Ciba exclusive marketing rights for SDC in personal care under trade name Ciba(R) TINOSAN(R) SDC.
Catherine Ehrenberger, Global Head of Ciba Home & Personal Care Business Line, commented, "With this technology from PURE Bioscience, we are able to support customers in the personal and household care industries as they strive to enhance the antimicrobial effects and shelf life of their formulations. We are especially excited about the opportunities in the cosmetics market, where manufacturers are increasingly expected to deliver antimicrobial benefits without compromising the look and feel of their products."
Michael L. Krall, President and CEO of PURE Bioscience added, "Ciba's global reach, well-established customer base and commitment to innovation make it an excellent partner to drive SDC into the personal care, household and industrial markets."
Krall continued, "Although Ciba's focus is on only one segment of SDC's platform technology potential, these markets are significant and fast growing."
Krall concluded, "As government agencies institute stricter policies on chemical use, corporations face mounting pressure to prot
|SOURCE PURE Bioscience|
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