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Nordson MEDICAL Introduces New Breakaway Luer Caps

Loveland, CO, USA – January 20, 2022 - Nordson MEDICAL, A Nordson Company (Nasdaq: NDSN), announced today that it has launched patented breakaway luer caps. The closures were developed to aid in the detection of seal integrity when used with connectors containing dangerous or harmful liquids in a variety of settings. The breakaway outer shroud gives a clear visual indication if the luer fitting has been removed or compromised.

"Breakaway luer caps are the next evolution in closures addressing several key market needs. They were designed by incorporating multiple customer requirements; from the manufacturing process, to function for use, and ultimately the end user experience. Backed by Nordson MEDICAL's best-in-class quality, regulatory services and manufacturing capabilities, breakaway luer caps will be an easy choice for pharmaceutical compounders and manufacturers," said Kyle Steele, Nordson MEDICAL Global Product Line Manager, Engineered Solutions and Flow Control.

Breakaway luer caps have valuable features that yield a significant advancement for the pharmaceutical industry. Traditional packaging for products such as these are sealed in thermoform trays in quantities of ten. These traditional packaging methods add labor and introduce excess foreign materials into tightly controlled clean room environments. Nordson MEDICAL's breakaway luer caps solve this problem by streamlining the automated filling process with bulk packaging solutions and proper product design. During production, the clear polycarbonate material allows for automated quality inspection. Additionally, the clean break-away design eliminates the possibility of foreign debris coming loose during detachment.

Breakaway luer caps are manufactured in an ISO Class-8 clean room at Nordson MEDICAL's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Loveland, Colorado. The caps are molded using USP Class VI, animal-derivative-free materials which are REACH and ROHS compliant. Nordson MEDICAL is ISO 13485 Certified and FDA Registered.

For more information about the breakaway luer caps, visit nordsonmedical.com.

Nordson MEDICAL is a global expert in the design, development and manufacturing of complex medical devices and component technologies. It serves interventional, surgical and specialized markets with technologies that save or enhance lives. As an integrated partner, Nordson MEDICAL enables customers to save costs and speed time to market. For more information, visit www.nordsonmedical.com.

Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures, and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing and processing adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants and biomaterials; and for managing fluids, testing and inspecting for quality, treating surfaces and curing. These products are supported with extensive application expertise and direct global sales and service. We serve a wide variety of consumer non-durable, consumer durable and technology end markets including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, building and construction, and general product assembly and finishing. Founded in 1954 and headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, the company has operations and support offices in more than 30 countries. Visit Nordson on the web at nordson.com, twitter.com/Nordson_Corp or facebook.com/nordson.

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