SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AllAccem, Inc., a medical company developing and manufacturing products for the veterinary markets worldwide, announced today that the US Army Public Health Command, Veterinary Medical Standardization Board (VMSB) Formulary Committee has approved SANOS® gingival dental sealant for use in the Army Veterinary Treatment Facilities (VTFs).
The approval by the VMSB allows Army Veterinary Treatment Facilities (VTFs) to use SANOS® gingival dental sealant to provide care for both Military Working Dogs (MWDs) and pets owned by Department of Defense (DoD) personnel. SANOS® is expected to be available to the Army Veterinary Treatment Facilities worldwide in Q1 2015.
Jeffery Whiteford, CEO of AllAccem, Inc., commented, "We are very pleased to receive formulary approval for SANOS® from the Veterinary Medical Standardization Board of the US Health Command. This is further validation of the benefits of the SANOS® product, which has been shown in the market by our success with veterinary hospitals. It is exciting to be part of the most advanced and best possible care for the Military Working Dogs. We look forward to supporting the mission of the Veterinary Treatment Facilities to provide the highest quality of veterinary care and preventive medicine."
About the Veterinary Medical Standardization Board (VMSB)
The VMSB determines standards of veterinary medicine practiced within US Army Public Health Command. The standards include equipment, formularies, wellness packages, clinical operations, and medical guidelines.
About Army Veterinary Treatment Facilities (VTFs)
VTFs provide veterinary medical care to government-owned animals and to pets owned by personnel authorized DoD medical care, in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) regulations. The level of veterinary medical care available through each facility depends upon the level of professional and civilian staffing.
SANOS® is a subgingival dental sealant for dogs and cats that seals the subgingival gumline (gingival sulcus) against the formation of plaque and tartar. It is professionally applied with no need for at-home re-application. SANOS® lasts up to 6 months. SANOS® was awarded the Seal of Acceptance by the Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC) "Helps Control Plaque and Helps Control Tartar". Blinded, randomized controlled trials on SANOS® were published in the peer reviewed article "Evaluation of a Hydrophilic Gingival Dental Sealant in Beagle Dogs" Sitzman C. J Vet Dent 2013; 30: 150-155.
About AllAccem, Inc.
AllAccem is a medical device and pharmaceutical company that develops products for veterinary and human health care derived from its novel chemistry platform. AllAccem, Inc. manufactures, markets and sells professional veterinary care products SANOS®, OticArmor® and CutoGuard®. AllAccem, Inc. is a privately held US corporation founded in 2005. AllAccem is focused on providing innovative approaches to existing medical device and pharmaceutical development challenges. For more information, visit http://www.allaccem.com.