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CANTEL MEDICAL ELECTS TO DISTRIBUTE ITS MEDIVATORS SYSTEMS ON A DIRECT BASIS IN THE UNITED STATES

May 22, 2006
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Effective August 2, 2006, Minntech Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE: CMN), will sell its industry leading Medivators brand endoscope reprocessing equipment, high-level disinfectants and consumables through its own U.S. sales force. Minntech and Cantel have determined that it is in their best long-term interests to control and further develop their own U.S. distribution and, as such, not renew the exclusive Medivators U.S. distribution agreement with Olympus America Inc. upon the expiration of its term on August 1, 2006.

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