UPDATE 1-US warns Millipore on H1N1 flu test promotion

* FDA letter says products not approved for H1N1

* Warning sent in September, released Tuesday

WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (BestGrowthStock) – Millipore Corp (MIL.N: )
promoted testing products for the H1N1 flu virus that were not
approved for that use, U.S. health officials said in a letter
released on Tuesday.

The Food and Drug Administration’s Sept. 29 letter said the
agency had reviewed a promotional email that included claims
about diagnostic products for detection of the H1N1 virus. The
products “have not been approved, cleared or otherwise
authorized by FDA” for detecting H1N1, the agency said.

A Millipore spokeswoman could not immediately be reached
for comment.

The FDA posted the letter at
http://www.fda.gov/ICECI/EnforcementActions/WarningLetters/ucm199515.htm.

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(Reporting by Lisa Richwine; editing by Lisa Von Ahn)

UPDATE 1-US warns Millipore on H1N1 flu test promotion