SG&A % of % of product product Q3 2010 sales Q3 2009 sales $M $M SG&A (US GAAP) 392.4 49% 320.6 53% Intangible asset (31.2) (34.8) amortization Impairment of intangible (42.7) - assets Depreciation (16.1) (18.5) SG&A (Non GAAP) 302.4 38% 267.3 44%
SG&A increased in part due to increased sales and marketing costs incurred to support newly launched products (INTUNIV and VPRIV) and growth in new markets.
On a US GAAP basis, SG&A included an impairment charge of $42.7 million to write down the DAYTRANA intangible asset to its fair value less costs to sell following agreement to divest the product to Noven.
For the three months to September 30, 2010 Shire recorded reorganization costs of $9.7 million (2009: $2.0 million) relating to the transfer of manufacturing from its Owings Mills facility and the establishment of an international commercial hub in Switzerland.
Integration and acquisition costs
For the three months to September 30, 2010 Shire recorded integration and acquisition costs of $5.8 million (2009: $6.2 million), which in 2010 related to the acquisition of Movetis, and in 2009 to the integration of Jerini AG.
For the three months to September 30, 2010 the Company incurred interest expense of $8.3 million (2009: $9.4 million). Interest expense principally relates to the coupon and amortization of issue costs on Shire's $1,100 million 2.75% convertible bonds due 2014.
The US GAAP effective rate of tax in Q3 2010 was 35% (2009: 34%), and the effective tax rate on Non GAAP income was 24% (2009: 33%).
The Non GAAP effective tax rate in both Q3 2010 and 2009 benefited from
changes in estimate of the amount of certain tax liabilities following the
submission of various tax returns. The Non GAAP eff
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