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 News Release - April 19, 2012

Covalon to Feature New Advanced Wound Care Products at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care in Atlanta

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 19, 2012 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) - Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV: COV.V ), an advanced medical technologies company, today announced it is presenting its newest line of advanced wound care products from April 19th to 22nd at the Spring Symposium on Advanced Wound Care ("Spring SAWC") in Atlanta, GA. Covalon's new wound care products include:

  • SurgiClearTM antimicrobial clear silicone adhesive film dressing,
  • CovaStatTM fast-acting haemostatic wound dressing,
  • CovaSorbTM bioactive foam replacement wound dressing, and
  • CovaGenTM negative pressure friendly biologically active wound contact layer dressing.

These exciting new products will be available for license or distribution, following regulatory clearance. Covalon's ColActive® Plus Ag collagen wound dressing for treatment of chronic wounds and Diabetic Foot Ulcers has been marketed and sold in the United States and elsewhere since 2005.

Now in its 25th year, Spring SAWC is the largest annual gathering of wound care clinicians in the United States. The symposium provides an opportunity for Covalon to showcase its new wound care products to more than 2,000 physicians, podiatrists, nurses, therapists, and researchers and over 200 leading wound care product manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors are expected to attend the 2012 Spring SAWC meeting.

"Our team is extremely excited to present our newest advanced wound care products at this year's Spring SAWC meeting," said Brian Pedlar, Covalon's Chief Executive Officer. "We are looking forward to introducing our new line-up of products to our growing domestic and international distribution channels and to medical product companies who are looking to license breakthrough new products."

To learn more about Covalon's products and services, please visit us at booth 134 in the Georgia World Congress Center from April 19th to 22nd or contact Brian Pedlar, CEO, Covalon Technologies Ltd. at

About Covalon

Covalon Technologies Ltd. researches, develops and commercializes new healthcare technologies that help save lives around the world. Covalon's patented technologies, products and services address the advanced healthcare needs of medical device companies, healthcare providers and individual consumers. Covalon's technologies are used to prevent, detect and manage medical conditions in specialty areas such as wound care, tissue repair, infection control, disease management, medical device coatings and biocompatibility. To learn more about Covalon, visit our website at

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Source: Covalon Technologies

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