Commission Approves Final Consent Orders in Matters of Kyphon, Inc. and Owens Corning

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Commission approval of final consent orders: Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order in the matter concerning Kyphon Inc.’s proposed acquisition of certain vertebral compression fracture repair system assets of Disc-O-Tech Medical Technologies Ltd. and Discotech Orthopedic Technologies, Inc. The Commission vote approving the issuance of the final order was 3-0-2, with Commissioners Pamela Jones Harbour and William E. Kovacic recused. (FTC File No. 071-0101; the staff contact is Jonathan Klarfeld, Bureau of Competition, 202-326-3187; see press release dated October 9, 2007.)

Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order in the matter concerning Compagine de Saint-Gobain and Owens Corning. The Commission vote approving the issuance of the final order was 5-0. (FTC File No. 061-0281; the staff contact is Wallace W. Easterling, Bureau of Competition, 202-326-2936; see press release dated October 26, 2007.)

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