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Bayer Consumer Health's turnaround is "on track"
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5 August 2019

Bayer's Consumer Health division reported worldwide sales up by 2.1% on a currency- and portfolio-adjusted basis to EUR1.44 billion (USD1.61 billion). Werner Baumann, Bayer's chief executive officer, said the results demonstrated that Heiko Schipper and his team were "clearly making progress in turn...

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Divestments and regulatory action impact Sanofi
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5 August 2019

Sanofi's Consumer Healthcare business reported worldwide sales up by 1.1% at constant exchange rates in the second quarter of 2019. The company said brand divestments and tightening regulatory requirements, particularly in Europe, had reduced growth by around two percentage points.

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UK's MHRA approves GSL switch for allergy test

1 August 2019

The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has given the go-ahead for a skin patch that screens for allergies to paraphenylenediamine (PPD) – a common component of hair colourants – to be switched from a prescription-only medicine to general-sale list (GSL) statu...

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