BioSyent Inc.

BioSyent Inc.

July 28, 2011 16:48 ET

BioSyent Pharma Receives Health Canada Approval for New In-Licensed Topical Anesthetic

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 28, 2011) - BioSyent Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RX) ("BioSyent") announces that its subsidiary BioSyent Pharma Inc. together with its manufacturing partner received approval from Health Canada for an innovative topical anesthetic product used in urology and gastroenterology. The product was in-licensed under its Hospital Products Division in July 2009. Product shipments are expected to commence later in 2011 or early in 2012. Further details of the product will be announced closer to the shipment start date.

BioSyent Inc. continues to concentrate on its pharmaceutical strategy to source products that have been successfully developed and proven to be safe and effective; manage these products through the regulatory process and product registration (approval); and once approved, market these products in Canada. These pharmaceuticals will compete in both the branded and generic market segments and will not require further product development investment other than regulatory costs.

BioSyent Inc. is a publicly traded specialty pharmaceutical company whose wholly owned subsidiary, BioSyent Pharma Inc., sources, acquires or in-licences pharmaceutical products and markets these products in Canada. Wholly owned BioSyent subsidiary Hedley Technologies Ltd. operates the company's legacy business marketing bio and health friendly non-chemical insecticides. BioSyent common shares are listed for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) under the symbol RX.

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  • BioSyent Inc.
    Rene C. Goehrum
    President and CEO
    (905) 206-0013
    (905) 206-1413 (FAX)