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Becton, Dickinson To Acquire Safety Syringes - Quick Facts

7/11/2012 5:13 PM ET

Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BDX: Quote) Wednesday announced a definitive agreement to acquire Safety Syringes, Inc., a privately held company engaged in developing anti-needlestick devices for prefilled syringes.

The acquisition, which is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, is expected to close by the end of fiscal year 2012.

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