IMPORTANT NOTICE

On November 29, 2011, the UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN issued a decision holding that certain products (listed below) sold by Life Technologies Corporation (“Life”) under a license from Promega Corporation (“Promega”) can only be used for Forensic and Paternity Use (“Licensed Use”).  Specifically, the Court held that the license Life holds from Promega does not include applications such as chimerism in the context of bone marrow transplant monitoring, classifying molar specimens, cell line authentication, cancer analysis, archeological and anthropological research, clinical research on inherited genetic and acquired diseases, and determination of fetal sex.  Accordingly, this notice replaces any other label license or use statement for the listed products only as those labels or statements relate to the use of such products under the Promega license.  Any other restrictions, such as regulatory restrictions, related to the use of these products are not affected by this notice.  If a customer has purchased any of the products listed below and intends to use them for purposes other than the Licensed Use, a separate license is required from Promega.  If a customer has any question regarding whether their intended use is within or outside the Licensed Use, please contact LicenseQuery@lifetech.com

The following products are subject to this decision by the Court:

4322288        AmpFℓSTR® Identifiler® PCR Amplification Kit
4323291        AmpFℓSTR® Identifiler® PCR Amplification Kit User's Manual
4408580        AmpFℓSTR® Identifiler® Direct PCR Amplification Kit (1000 tests)
4467831        AmpFℓSTR® Identifiler® Direct PCR Amplification Kit (200 tests)
4415125        AmpFℓSTR® Identifiler® Direct PCR Amplification Kit User's Guide
4427368        AmpFℓSTR® Identifiler® Plus PCR Amplification Kit
4440211        AmpFℓSTR® Identifiler® Plus PCR Amplification Kit User Guide
4373872        AmpFℓSTR® MiniFiler™ PCR Amplification Kit
4374618        AmpFℓSTR® MiniFiler™ PCR Amplification Kit User Guide
4415021        AmpFℓSTR® NGM™ PCR Amplification Kit (1000 rxn)
4415020        AmpFℓSTR® NGM™ PCR Amplification Kit (200 rxn)
4425511        AmpFℓSTR® NGM™ PCR Amplification Kit User’s Guide
4457890        AmpFℓSTR® NGM SElect™ PCR Amplification Kit (1000 rxn)
4457889        AmpFℓSTR® NGM SElect™ PCR Amplification Kit (200 rxn)
403038          AmpFℓSTR® Profiler® PCR Amplification Kit
402945          AmpFℓSTR® Profiler® PCR Amplification Kit User’s Manual
403067          AmpFℓSTR® Profiler® Manual and Filter Set F Module File Disk
4303326        AmpFℓSTR® Profiler Plus® PCR Amplification Kit
4305979        AmpFℓSTR® Profiler Plus® and AmpFLSTR® Cofiler® Kits
4303456        AmpFℓSTR® Profiler Plus® Manual and Filter Set F Module File Disk
4303501        AmpFℓSTR® Profiler Plus® User’s Manual
4330284        AmpFℓSTR® Profiler Plus® ID PCR Amplification Kit
4330621        AmpFℓSTR® Profiler Plus® ID Kit and AmpFLSTR® Cofiler ® Kit
4330662        AmpFℓSTR® Kit Template 7, top fill CD
4305246        AmpFℓSTR® COfiler® PCR Amplification Kit
4307133        AmpFℓSTR® SGM Plus® PCR Amplification Kit
4309589        AmpFℓSTR® SGM Plus® PCR Amplification Kit User’s Manual
4382699        AmpFℓSTR® SEfiler Plus™ PCR Amplification Kit
4385739        AmpFℓSTR® SEfiler Plus™ PCR Amplification Kit User's Manual
4359513        AmpFℓSTR® Yfiler® PCR Amplification Kit
4358101        AmpFℓSTR® Yfiler® PCR Amplification Kit User’s Manual
4363926        AmpFℓSTR® Yfiler® PCR Amplification Kit User’s Manual and CD
4363720        AmpFℓSTR® Yfiler® PCR Amplification Kit Template CD
4382306        AmpFℓSTR® Sinofiler™ PCR Amplification Kit
4382309        AmpFℓSTR® Sinofiler™ PCR Amplification Kit Allelic Ladder
4382324        AmpFℓSTR® Sinofiler™ PCR Amplification Kit Primer Set
4382308        AmpFℓSTR® Kit Amplitaq Gold® DNA Polymerase