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HLS Customer of the Week: Chiron!!

"Today we paid a visit to Chiron's Director of Toxicology, Katie Sprugel, 10559 41st Place NE, Seattle WA, 206.365.8742.

20 activists swarmed her neighborhood, taking over the street, passing out leaflets and 'know your neighbor' fliers, held banners and signs and yelled through the bullhorn, letting her neighbors know exactly what Katie does at work and what goes on at HLS....
The real terrorists have blood on their hands.
The real terrorists have blood on their hands.
After an hour or so we left the neighborhood, but knew Katie could only hide for so long. 5 of us returned a few hours later to find Katie and her husband at home, enjoying the nice day with all their windows wide open...We let Katie have it as we spread out around her house, our yells echoing through her home...We left after giving it to Katie, and promising a quick return..."

-Seattle activists, 8/17/03 protesting Chiron executives

"Al brought in the next primate. He had given the primate an injection of Xyla-ject. He brought her in wrapped up like a baby - in a garbage can liner, with just her head sticking out. They put her on the wet and bloody necropsy table. Brian picked up his razor knife and grabbed a chunk of hair on the upper arm lifting the skin up. Then he began hacking at the arm. His razor was dull and took several swipes before removing a chunk of flesh the size of a lemon. I was so shocked I couldn't even ask what he was doing - the primate was still very much alive!! While Jim approached with sodium pentobarbital, Brian drummed his fingers on the primates mouth making noises."

-Michelle Rokke, undercover investigator observing a Chiron experiment at HLS in NJ


***Chiron***

HEADQUARTERS

4560 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608-2916
Phone: (510) 655-8730
Fax: (510) 655-9910
 communications@chiron.com
www.chiron.com


REGIONAL LOCATIONS

1545 Rt. 22 E.
P.O. Box 990
Annandale, NJ 08801-0990
Phone: (888) 758-2834
Fax: (908) 730-1217

201 Elliott Ave. W.
Ste. 150
Seattle, WA 98119
Phone: (206) 467-8100
Fax: (206) 270-3313

2010 Cessna Dr.
Vacaville, CA 95688
Phone: (707) 453-2200
Fax: (707) 453-2222

Communications and Investor Relations:

Phone: (510) 923-6055
Fax: (510) 923-3376
 communications@chiron.com

Sean P. Lance
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

Howard H. Pien
President, CEO, and Director

James R. Sulat
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Craig A. Wheeler
President, Chiron BioPharmaceuticals

Joyce A. Lonergan
Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations

Bryan Walser
Vice President, Corporate Strategy

Joyce A. Lonergan
Vice President, Corporate Development & Investor Relations
 JLonergan@chiron.com

Martin Forrest
Senior Director, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
 martin_forrest@chiron.com

Vince Barella
Associate Director, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
 vince_barella@chiron.com

John Gallagher
Manager, Media Relations
 john_gallagher@chiron.com

Alison Marquiss
Associate Manager, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
 alison_marquiss@chiron.com

Jennifer Wyckoff
Associate Manager, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
 jennifer_wyckoff@chiron.com

John Gallagher
Manager, Media Relations
Phone: (510) 923-6905, Fax: (510) 923-3376,
 john_gallagher@chiron.com