IntelGenx Poised to Launch Hand Sanitizer Business Following Receipt of Health Canada Authorization for Commercial Sale
SAINT LAURENT, Quebec, June 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IntelGenx Corp. (TSX V:IGX)(OTCQB:IGXT) (the “Company” or “IntelGenx”) today announced that Health Canada has authorized the sale of IntelGenx’s hand sanitizer product, both in liquid and gel formulations, which will be manufactured using excess capacity at the Company’s Health Canada-certified cGMP manufacturing facility in Montreal.
Health Canada has implemented an interim expedited licensing approach in response to increasing demand for hand sanitizers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Agency has issued IntelGenx’s hand sanitizer liquid and gel formulations Natural Product Numbers 80100846 and 80101130, respectively, which permit product distribution to healthcare and commercial settings across Canada.The Company currently expects product shipments to commence by early Q3-2020.“We recently announced a new business development strategy focusing on near-term revenue generating opportunities,” said Dr. Horst G. Zerbe, CEO of IntelGenx. “These Health Canada licences enable us to begin executing on this strategy, and contribute to the fight against COVID-19, using our existing resources.”About IntelGenxIntelGenx is a leading drug delivery company focused on the development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical films.IntelGenx’s superior film technologies, including VersaFilm®, VetaFilm™ and transdermal, allow for next generation pharmaceutical products that address unmet medical needs. IntelGenx’s innovative product pipeline offers significant benefits to patients and physicians for many therapeutic conditions.IntelGenx’s highly skilled team provides comprehensive pharmaceuticals services to pharmaceutical partners, including R&D, analytical method development, clinical monitoring, IP and regulatory services. IntelGenx’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility offers full service by providing lab-scale to pilot- and commercial-scale production. For more information, visit www.intelgenx.com. Forward Looking Statements:This document may contain forward-looking information about IntelGenx’ operating results and business prospects that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. Statements that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about IntelGenx’ plans, objectives, expectations, strategies, intentions or other characterizations of future events or circumstances and are generally identified by the words “may,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “seeks,” “estimates,” “could,” “would,” and similar expressions. All forward looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. Because these forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, IntelGenx’ actual results could differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, those discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in IntelGenx’ annual report on Form 10-K, filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and available at www.sec.gov, and also filed with Canadian securities regulatory authorities at www.sedar.com. IntelGenx assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements.Each of the TSX Venture Exchange and OTCQB has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.Source: IntelGenx Technologies Corp.For IntelGenx:Stephen Kilmer
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