WHEATON® Highlights Unique Products at AAPS 2014 Providing Purpose-Built Solutions for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Visit Booth 3600 to Learn More about WHEATON's Value-Added Products Designed to Address Pharma's Special Needs, Including High Recovery Vials and DURAN® Ultra-Pure Glassware

Both Product Lines Are Fully USDA Compliant and DURAN PURE Offers Online Access to Complete Documentation Packages for Regulators

MILLVILLE, N.J. – WHEATON® today highlighted several product lines designed to address specific needs of pharmaceutical industry customers that will be featured at the 2014 AAPS Annual Meeting. They include WHEATON's High Recovery Vials, which are uniquely designed to reduce waste and enable easy retrieval of high value liquids without the need to overfill. The company is also highlighting its new line of DURAN® PURE glass containers, which are validation ready and notable for their highly consistent, technically reproducible and extremely durable properties. WHEATON is now the exclusive U.S. distributor of DURAN PURE products.

"The exceptional quality and Purpose-Built features are what distinguish our products and make them especially suitable for pharmaceutical applications. Pharma's demanding specifications, stringent regulatory requirements, costly ingredients and ever-increasing demands for efficiency are where our Purpose-Built products shine," noted Wayne L. Brinster, CEO and President of WHEATON.

Mr. Brinster continued, "Two product lines that exemplify Purpose-Built are being featured at AAPS 2014. Our patented High Recovery Vials feature a unique design that makes it easy to reduce the costly waste from near-irretrievable contents by up to 99%. WHEATON is also now the exclusive U.S. distributor for DURAN ultra-pure glassware, and we are proud to offer these containers with exceptional performance for demanding applications such as biopharmaceutical manufacturing. The online availability of complete documentation packages for our DURAN products, which serve a highly regulated sector, reflects our commitment to providing comprehensive product solutions to increase our customers' efficiency and effectiveness."

DURAN PURE Process Biologic Bottle System is especially suitable for heavily-regulated biologic investigational agents. Both the bottles and their fluoropolymer screw caps are constructed of highly inert materials, they are very resistant to gases and other contaminants and are designed and manufactured for pharmacopeia compliance. WHEATON's DURAN PURE system includes a USP compliant range of bottle sizes scalable from pilot to production volumes and features complete traceability and comprehensive qualification support that meets the requirements of national and international regulatory agencies, with comprehensive, easy-to-access online validation document packages and support services.

WHEATON's line of High Recovery Vials feature a revolutionary interior bottom design that provides greater ease of handling, increased product recovery and improved storage capacity. They are designed for manual or automated handling and storage, and are especially useful for high value contents, reducing product waste by up to 99% and enabling full retrieval without the need to overfill. WHEATON's High Recovery Vials are also more economical than other high recovery options.

For more information on these and other WHEATON solutions that are Purpose-Built for pharmaceutical applications, visit Booth 3600 at the 2014 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition to be held November 2- 6, 2014 in San Diego, CA. For more information about the 2014 AAPS meeting, visit: www.aaps.org/annualmeeting.www.aacc.org/events/2014_annual_meeting/.

About WHEATON®Throughout its 125-year history, WHEATON has been dedicated to supporting scientific advances and discovery by providing innovative solutions for the laboratory research, diagnostic, and specialty pharmaceutical industries. The company's expertise in designing and manufacturing plastic and glass containers with a wide selection of closure systems and custom solutions ensures the secure storage and delivery of sensitive materials and precious biomedical specimens around the globe. The WHEATON name represents a legacy of the highest quality products and services, along with a commitment to honor and support the efforts of all scientists. For more information, visit www.Wheaton.com.

WHEATON Contact:

Tracy Neri Luciano

Global Director of Marketing

(856) 825-1100 x2655

Media Contact:

Barbara Lindheim

Brandwidth Solutions

(212) 584-2276



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