United States

Zoetis Announces Extension of Supply Agreements for Veterinary-Labeled Fluids

Continues providing reliable supply of critical products for animal health industry

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – July 13, 2015 – Zoetis Inc. today announced that it has extended supply agreements to continue providing its U. S. customers with the veterinary-labeled fluids essential for their patients.  Recognizing the urgent nature of the ongoing, multi-year global fluids shortage impacting both human and animal health, Zoetis has been committed to finding solutions to ensure a reliable supply of fluids to veterinary customers. These products are the only veterinary-labeled fluids on the market.

“At Zoetis, we are passionate about our customers and the animals in their care,” said Kristin Peck, Executive Vice President and President, U.S. Operations.  “Fluids are critically important to a wide range of disciplines in veterinary medicine, for both large and small animals. We are pleased that we will be able to continue providing veterinarians with the products they, and most importantly their patients, so urgently need.” 

The following Zoetis veterinary-labeled fluids will continue to be available through distribution partners:

• Lactated Ringers Injection 1L
• Lactated Ringers Injection 5L
• Plasmalyte A Injection PH7.4 1L
• Plasmalyte A Injection PH7.4 5L
• 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection 1L
• 2.5% Dextrose & 0.45% Sodium Chloride, 1000mL
• 5% Dextrose Injection, 1000ml
• 0.9% Sodium Chloride Irrigation 500ml
• 0.9% Sodium Chloride Irrigation 1L
• Sterile Water 1L

In February 2015, Zoetis acquired the assets of Abbott Animal Health, including its fluid products. 
 
About Zoetis

Zoetis (zô-EH-tis) is the leading animal health company, dedicated to supporting its customers and their businesses. Building on more than 60 years of experience in animal health, Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and markets veterinary vaccines and medicines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. In 2014, the company generated annual revenue of $4.8 billion. With approximately 10,000 employees worldwide at the beginning of 2015, Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals with sales of its products in 120 countries. For more information, visit www.zoetis.com.

For Further Information, Contact:

Colleen White                                                 
973-822-7203                                     
Colleen.white@zoetis.com