Profile: Prestige Brands Holdings Inc (PBH.PH)
28 Sep 2016
Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc., incorporated on June 24, 2004, is engaged in the marketing, sales and distribution of over-the-counter healthcare and household cleaning products to mass merchandisers, drug stores, supermarkets, and club, convenience, and dollar stores in North America (the United States and Canada) and in Australia, and certain other international markets. The Company operates through three segments: North American Over-the-Counter (OTC) Healthcare; International Over-the-Counter Healthcare, and Household Cleaning.
North American and International OTC Healthcare Segments
The Company's portfolio of OTC healthcare products includes core brands, such as DenTek specialty oral care products, Monistat women's health products, Nix lice treatment, Chloraseptic sore throat treatments, Clear Eyes eye care products, Compound W wart treatments, The Doctor's NightGuard dental protector, Little Remedies pediatric over-the-counter products, Efferdent denture care products, Luden's throat drops, Dramamine motion sickness treatment, BC and Goody's pain relievers, Beano gas prevention, Debrox earwax remover, and Gaviscon antacid in Canada. Its other brands include Dermoplast first-aid products, New-Skin liquid bandage, Ecotrin aspirin, e.p.t family planning products and Uristat urinary tract infection treatments. Its international brands include Fess nasal saline spray and Hydralyte for dehydration and electrolyte replacement. Chloraseptic's cherry liquid sore throat spray is for sore throat liquids/lozenges market. Clear Eyes is marketed as an eye care product that eliminates redness and helps moisturize the eye.
Compound W products are specially designed to provide relief from common and plantar warts and are sold in multiple forms of treatment depending on the consumer's need, including fast-acting liquid, fast-acting gel, one step pads and Freeze Off, a cryogenic-based wart removal system that works in as little as one application. Dramamine is offered in the motion sickness relief category. The Dramamine product line includes the Dramamine Non-Drowsy Naturals, Dramamine for Kids, a Less Drowsy formula and a Chewable form, in addition to the Dramamine original product. Efferdent Denture Cleanser is offered under the denture cleanser tablets category. Little Remedies is a line of pediatric OTC products made specifically for little ones and their symptoms like gas, colic or a stuffy nose. Luden's throat drops are offered in the cough drops category. The Doctor's is a line of products designed to help consumers maintain oral hygiene in between dental office visits.
BC and Goody's are OTC pain reliever brands available in a powder form. Beano is offered under the gas prevention category and anti-gas category. Debrox is an OTC ear wax removal aid. The Debrox product line consists of two items: an ear wax removal kit containing liquid drops and an ear washer bulb, and a second item containing just the liquid drops as a refill. Gaviscon is a brand in the upset stomach remedy category. Dermoplast is a pain relief spray. New-Skin is a liquid bandage, which provides an antiseptic seal to prevent infections and friction injuries in hard-to-cover areas. Fess is offered in the nasal saline spray market. Hydralyte is an OTC brand in oral rehydration category. Monistat is an OTC brand for yeast infection treatment. e.p.t features technology available in both analog and digital tests. Nix kills lice and their eggs while also protecting against lice re-infestation for over 10 days. DenTek is a brand in the peg oral care market. The DenTek brand is part of the peg oral care Segment, which includes floss picks, dental guards, disposable picks, dental repair and wax, floss threaders, dental picks and tongue cleaners.
Household Cleaning Segment
The Company's portfolio of Household Cleaning brands includes the Chore Boy, Comet and Spic and Span brands. Comet is a household cleaning brand. Comet brand includes non-scratch, abrasive powders, creams, and liquids. Comet products include a range of cleaning powders, spray and cream, both abrasive and non-abrasive.
The Company competes with Johnson & Johnson, Novartis Consumer Healthcare, The Procter & Gamble Company, Reckitt Benckiser, Kraft Foods, GSK, Sunstar America, Inc., Pfizer, Henkel AG & Co., Colgate-Palmolive Company, The Clorox Company and 3M Company.
Prestige Brands Holdings Inc
660 White Plains Rd
TARRYTOWN NY 10591-5139