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Female Health Co. Gets European Patent on Improved Condom for Women

November 17, 2009

In a statement issued Nov. 12, Chicago-based Female Health Co. reported it has received a European patent on FC2, its second-generation female condom. The improved product was approved Oct. 1 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The company said its patent applications are pending in the United States and Japan, while patents have already been issued in Canada, Australia, China, and South Africa.

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Adapted from:
Chicago Daily Herald
11.16.2009; Bloomberg News

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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