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Derma Sciences Announces First Commercial Sales of BIOGUARD(TM) Barrier Dressings
Date:6/23/2009

PRINCETON, N.J., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DSCI), a provider of advanced wound care products, announced today that it has begun shipping BIOGUARD(TM) Barrier Dressings to customers. Separately, the company announced that it has been awarded reimbursement codes for the dressings, allowing the products to be reimbursable by Medicare. BIOGUARD will offer surgeons, wound care clinicians, infection control experts and primary care doctors a new weapon against the transmission of such virulent bacteria as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Speaking about the commencement of product sales, Derma Sciences' CEO Ed Quilty stated, "We are very excited about the sales potential for this product, and are highly encouraged by both the initial orders and positive feedback we have received from customers. We expect BIOGUARD to quickly become one of our most successful new brands in the $14 Billion global wound care market." Quilty continued, "With the ability to kill 99.999% of MRSA and other virulent pathogens, we believe these gauze-based dressings will become an important everyday asset to healthcare providers as they look for more effective and efficient ways to help prevent infections as well as cross-contaminations."

BIOGUARD Barrier Dressings were in vitro tested with the AATCC 100 antimicrobial assay, and the following results were achieved against a broad spectrum of species:

                                                            Average
    Test                                                    Log
    Species                                                 Reduction

    Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus: MRSA    6.06 (>99.9999%)
    Staphylococcus aureus                               7.10 (>99.99999%)
   
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