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Cantel Medical Corp. Launches New Medical Face Mask Addressing Issue of Fit
Date:10/15/2010

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE: CMN), announced today the launch of a new, unique design of medical face masks - the SecureFit™ series by Crosstex International, a Cantel subsidiary and a leading U.S. manufacturer of medical face masks. The SecureFit™ series of masks addresses scientific research that points to poorly fitting masks as a major hindrance to their effectiveness.  Medical face masks, commonly referred to as "surgical masks," are often loose-fitting because of the wide variability of facial features of those who wear them.  SecureFit™ earloop medical face masks' patent-pending design enables wearers to quickly and easily adjust the mask for a tighter, customized fit.

A recent study, published in the September 2010 issue of the American Journal of Infection Control quantified the ability of medical face masks to minimize the spread of infection.  The study, entitled "Quantifying Exposure Risk and Mask Protection," found that a tighter-fitting mask may offer as much as 100-fold greater infection control benefit than standard, loose-fitting masks.

Gary Steinberg, CEO of Crosstex International said, "This is among many scientific studies that clearly point to the importance of mask fit in reducing exposure to infectious particles."  He added, "Masks are intended to protect against the spread of harmful infectious diseases.  If they don't fit properly, you're rolling out a red carpet for dangerous infectious material to bypass the mask."

Andy Krakauer, CEO of Cantel Medical Corp. stated, "There is increased attention on respiratory-transmitted infectious disease, both from a cost standpoint for healthcare institutions, as well as from a public health perspective, and the literature now shows that simple medical face masks can play a significant role in addressing both.  Crosstex' continued research and innovation in this area, and specifically, the SecureFit™ series of masks, enables us to bring differentiated solutions to broader healthcare and public health markets."

About Crosstex International, Inc.

A division of Cantel Medical Corp., Crosstex manufactures a wide array of infection prevention and control products for the healthcare industry.  Founded in 1953 and headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, Crosstex sells branded and private label products including face masks, which are 100% manufactured in its FDA-registered New York facility.  Sold in more than 100 countries, Crosstex products include sterilization pouches and accessories, patient towels and bibs, eyewear, surface disinfectants and deodorizers, germicidal wipes, hand sanitizers, gloves, sponges, cotton products, needles and syringes, scalpels and blades, sharps containers, saliva ejectors and evacuator tips.  For further information, visit the Crosstex website at http://www.crosstex.com

About Cantel Medical Corp.

Cantel Medical Corp. is a leading provider of infection prevention and control products in the healthcare market. Our products include specialized medical device reprocessing systems for renal dialysis and endoscopy, dialysate concentrates and other dialysis supplies, disposable infection control products primarily for the dental industry, water purification equipment, sterilants, disinfectants and cleaners, hollow fiber membrane filtration and separation products for medical and non-medical applications, and specialty packaging for infectious and biological specimens. We also provide technical maintenance for our products and offer compliance training services for the transport of infectious and biological specimens.  For further information, visit the Cantel Medical website at http://www.cantelmedical.com


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