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 News Release - September 17, 2007

HEALTHPOINT Announces Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Hydrofera, LLC

FORT WORTH, Texas, and WILLIMANTIC, Conn., Sept. 17 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Healthpoint, Ltd., a DFB Pharmaceuticals, Inc. affiliate company and Hydrofera, LLC, today announced the signing of a distribution agreement for Hydrofera Blue(TM) Brand wound care products. As part of the agreement, Healthpoint has immediate responsibility for marketing, selling, and distribution of Hydrofera Blue. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Hydrofera Blue(TM) Dressings are produced through a patented process. The dressings are constructed of hydrophilic (PVA) sponge complexed with two organic pigments, Methylene Blue and Gentian Violet. The unique construction provides a working matrix that allows the dressing to absorb fluids and provide broad-spectrum protection to manage colonized and infected wounds. As such, Hydrofera Blue is a strong addition to Healthpoint's comprehensive wound care portfolio.

"Healthpoint's field sales force, with dedicated wound care expertise, will help realize the potential of an innovative product like Hydrofera Blue," said Rob Bancroft, General Manager of Healthpoint, Ltd. "This agreement underscores our continued commitment to offer unique technologies that improve treatment outcomes for healthcare professionals and their patients."

About Healthpoint, Ltd.

Since its inception in 1992, Healthpoint has established a U.S. presence in the research, development and marketing of branded pharmaceuticals, over the counter drugs, and medical devices for the prevention and treatment of diseased and traumatized skin and related soft tissue. An integrated research and development effort has brought Healthpoint's unique technologies to the market, setting the pace for its highly trained field sales organization of direct sales representatives. Healthpoint, with more than 300 employees, is a DFB Pharmaceuticals, Inc. affiliate company, and is based in Fort Worth, Texas. For more information, visit Healthpoint's web site at

About Hydrofera, LLC

Hydrofera, LLC was founded in 1996 as a technology company focused on refining the development of PVA foam for use in various surgical specialty markets. By placing its emphasis on research and development, Hydrofera has created a technologically advanced PVA product. Hydrofera's advancements in controlled micro-pore size, softness, strength, and wick-ability have made the product a top performer in the market. Hydrofera Blue was awarded the Medical Device Excellence Award in 2000. For more information, visit

HYDROFERA BLUE is a trademark of Hydrofera, LLC.


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