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Visible Light Cure Adhesives Achieve ISO 10993 Biocompatibility

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Visible Light Cure Adhesives Achieve ISO 10993 Biocompatibility

Press release date: March 16, 2006

Rocky Hill, Conn. - March 16, 2006.... The Loctite' Visible Light Cure adhesive line from Henkel Corporation has recently been granted ISO 10993 biocompatibility compliance after passing a rigorous series of biological tests. Loctite Visible Light Cure adhesives rely solely upon the visible light spectrum to deliver safe, efficient, immediate cure for a broad array of medical device assembly applications. Loctite Visible Light Cure adhesives cure through UV blocking clear and select colored substrates, including translucent variations of blue, purple, gray, white and green. The adhesives in the Loctite Visible Light Cure line offer excellent adhesion to polycarbonate, PVC and ABS, and can be used on needles, syringes, tubing, connectors, hearing aids, fluid collection reservoirs, and designs made with select translucent substrates that will not transmit UV light. For more information on Loctite Visible Light Cure technology, call 1-888-LOCTITE, e-mail marketing@loctite.com, or visit the company's visible light cure web site at www.visible.loctite.com. "Henkel - A Brand like a Friend". Henkel is a leader with brands and technologies that make people's lives easier, better and more beautiful. Henkel, a Fortune Global 500 company, operates in three strategic business areas - Home Care, Personal Care, and Adhesives, Sealants and Surface Treatment. In fiscal 2005 Henkel generated sales of 11.974 billion euros. More than 50,000 employees work for Henkel worldwide. People in approximately 125 countries around the world trust in brands and technologies from Henkel. Contact: Paula Zakrzewski Shepard (860) 228-8056

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