|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Stock:||Prestige Brands Holdings Inc|
|Prestige Brands Holdings Inc is incorporated in the State of Delaware. The Company sells well-recognized, brand name over-the-counter healthcare, household cleaning and personal care products in North America. It conducts its operations through two main business segments: Over-the-Counter Healthcare and Household Cleaning. The Company’s portfolio of OTC Healthcare products includes 14 core brands including five from the GSK acquisition. Its core OTC brands are: Chloraseptic sore throat remedies, Clear Eyes eye drops, Compound W wart removers, Little Remedies pediatric healthcare products, The Doctor’s brand of oral care products, Efferdent and Effergrip denture products, Luden's cough drops, PediaCare pediatric healthcare products, Dramamine motion sickness products, BCand Goody's analgesic powders, Beano gas prevention, Gaviscon antacids, and Debrox ear drops. Its other significant brands include Dermoplast first-aid products, Murine eye and ear care products, NasalCrom allergy relief product, New-Skin liquid bandage, Wartner wart removers, Fiber Choice fiber laxative supplements, and Ecotrin aspirin. The Company’s portfolio of household cleaning brands includes the Comet, Chore Boy and Spic and Span brands. Comet was originally introduced in 1956 and is recognized household cleaning brands. Chore Boy scrubbing pads and sponges were initially launched in the 1920's. Chore Boy products are currently sold in food and drugs stores, mass merchandisers, and in hardware and convenience stores. Competitors in the OTC Healthcare category include: Johnson & Johnson, maker of Visine®, which competes with its Clear Eyes and Murine brands; McNeil-PPC (owned by Johnson & Johnson), maker of Children's Tylenol® and Novartis Consumer Healthcare, maker of Triaminic®, each of which competes with its PediaCare and Little Remedies brands; The Procter & Gamble Company, maker of Vicks®, and Reckitt Benckiser, maker of Cepacol®, each of which competes with its Chloraseptic brand; Kraft Foods, maker of Halls®, which competes with ourLuden's brand; The Procter & Gamble Company, maker of Fixodent®, and GlaxoSmithKline, maker of Polident®, each of which competes with its Efferdent brand; and Insight Pharmaceuticals, Inc., maker of Bonine®, which competes with its Dramamine brand. Sunstar America, Inc., maker of the GUM® line of oral care products, as well as DenTek® Oral Care, Inc., which markets a dental protector for nighttime teeth grinding and interdental toothpicks, competes with its The Doctor's oral care brand. Competitors in the Household Cleaning category include: Henkel AG & Co., maker of Soft Scrub®, Colgate-Palmolive Company, maker of Ajax® Cleanser, and The Clorox Company, maker of Tilex®, each of which competes with its Comet brand. Additionally, Clorox’s Pine Sol® and The Procter & Gamble Company’s Mr. Clean® compete with its Spic and Span brand, while 3M Company, maker of Scotch-Brite®,O-Cel-O® and Dobie® brands, and Clorox’s SOS®, compete with its Chore Boy brand.|
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