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Abbott Q1 sales

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Abbott Park, Ill.-based firm's Ross Products division's Q1 sales rose 3.8% to $604 mil., despite absence of revenue from Clear eyes eye drops, Murine eye and ear care products, which were divested to Prestige Brands International last quarter (1"The Tan Sheet" Jan. 20, 2003, In Brief). Sales increase likely was due to Ross' introduction of infant formulas fortified with docosahexaenoic acid and arachidonic acid...

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