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The Spectranetics Corporation

Our Opinion

The Spectranetics Corporation is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing in developing some of their medical products and in their pre-clinical analysis.

Supporting Evidence:

Report that specifies that the company conducts animal testing

“Spectranetics Announces U.S. Launch of the TAPAS(TM) Catheter and Preclinical Animal Data on Drug Uptake in Peripheral Vessels”

Company Description

The Spectranetics Corporation, incorporated on June 28, 1988, develops, manufactures, markets and distributes single-use medical devices used in minimally invasive procedures within the cardiovascular system. The Company’s products are used to cross, prepare and treat arterial blockages in the heart and legs and to manage pacemaker and defibrillator cardiac leads. The Company’s geographic segments are U.S. Medical and International Medical. [Source: Reuters]

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