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Agreement to sell majority of Performance Technologies and Industrial Chemicals businesses

This completes our transition into a dedicated Consumer Care and Life Sciences company

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Croda announces major milestone in its digital enhancement journey

Croda is today celebrating the continuation of its digital customer enhancement journey with the launch of its new corporate website, croda.com.

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Appointment of Non-Executive Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Non-Executive Director, Nawal Ouzren.

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Transition to a dedicated Consumer Care and Life Sciences company

Croda enters agreement to sell majority of Performance Technologies and Industrial Chemicals businesses; completing its transition into a dedicated Consumer Care and Life Sciences company

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Croda announces major milestone in its digital enhancement journey

Croda is today celebrating the continuation of its digital customer enhancement journey with the launch of its new corporate website, croda.com.

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Croda develops young minds of tomorrow during COP26

We have launched new sustainability focused materials for children in STEM

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Croda calls on the UK Government to deliver a clean and just recovery plan

We are proud to be one of 200 UK businesses that have called on the UK Government to deliver a ‘clean and just’ recovery plan

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Strategic review of Performance Technologies and Industrial Chemicals businesses

The core objective will be to establish what ownership structure best serves this part of Croda’s business going forward, to create a stronger platform for its future growth.

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Croda urges G20 leaders to keep Paris Agreement within reach

Croda is signatory to an open letter to all G20 leaders, urging them to keep the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C goal within reach.

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Croda donates solar panel modules to non-profit organisations

We have donated 1,000 SunPower solar panels to three non-profit organizations for use in low-income housing and crop generation.

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Product validation centre

Croda officially opens its Crop Care Product Validation Centre

The new facility is dedicated to serving the agrochemical market and captures our entire research and development cycle.

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International chemicals leader Croda expands presence at Techspace One

Croda has expanded its presence at Sci-Tech Daresbury in line with plans to scale up its biotechnology capability.

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Delivering the foundation for Croda's R&D digital program

Global Research and Development Digital Program across all R&D locations.

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Mill Hall expansion

Croda expands its high purity pharmaceutical excipients manufacturing capability

Croda has announced the expansion of its Mill Hall high purity excipients facility.

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Appointment of Non -Executive Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Julie Kim as non-executive director.

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Validation of our 1.5°C Science Based Targets

We have become one of only three major chemical companies in the world to have our 1.5°C Science Based Targets validated.

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Croda becomes founding member of sustainability Business Transformation Group

We are proud to be a founding member of the CISL Business Transformation Group.

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Croda expands Iberchems fragrances offering with the acquisition of Parfex

Croda has acquired a controlling majority 95.6% of Parfex’s outstanding shares, comprising the founding shareholders and certain minority investors.

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Task force for more sustainable polymers

Helping create a more sustainable future as founder members of the Polymers in Liquid Formulations task force.

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Yorkshire Three Peaks

Croda Executive Committee walk Yorkshire Three Peaks

Our Executive Committee has pledged to raise vital funds to support COVID-19 relief in India.

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Alganelle Sederma partnership

Alganelle Sederma partnership

A partnership to create a cosmetic active ingredient of the future

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Supporting local school children during lockdown

We are supporting school children in the UK by gifting our pre-owned laptops and tablets to pupils having lessons at home

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Paulo Sevilha becomes the new chairman of the Brazilian Cosmetic Association ABC

The great news is that for the first time in its history the entity will be directed by a representative from the cosmetic ingredients industry It is a pleasure to announce that Paulo Sevilha.....

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Record performance driven by accelerated strategic implementation

Croda International results for the six months ended 30 June 2021

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CrodaTherm helps COVID 19 ICU nurses in the United States

Croda donates cooling vests to Christiana Care Hospital in Newark, Delaware

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Ranked first in Barrons most sustainable international company listing

We have recently been ranked first in the Most Sustainable International Company rankings by Barron’s.

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Croda receives EcoVadis Platinum status

Croda is this month celebrating being awarded the new Platinum status by EcoVadis.

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Croda joins the Together for Sustainability initiative

Croda becomes the 30th member of TfS

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Acquisition of Alban Muller

The acquisition expands Croda’s portfolio of sustainable active ingredients for customers in personal care markets.

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Strong strategic delivery built on resilient financial performance

Croda 2020 full-year results, strong strategic delivery built on resilient financial performance

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Signatory to the if not now then when campaign

We have joined over 70 major UK businesses in becoming a signatory to the Black inclusion business campaign.

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Croda celebrates milestone in digital transformation

Celebrating a significant milestone in our digital customer enhancement journey with the launch of our Smart Materials website.

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CrodaTherm helps COVID19 nurses in The Netherlands

CrodaTherm™ helps reduce heat strain experienced by COVID-19 nurses in The Netherlands

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Most Admired Company in the British Chemical Sector for the Fourth Year Running

Voted Britain’s Most Admired Chemicals Company for the fourth year running, as well as being named Britain’s fifth Most Admired Company overall.

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Genesis

Genesis Biosciences partnership

Global sales and marketing agreement which expands our existing portfolio of safe and sustainable cleaning raw materials.

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Acquisition of Iberchem expands reach into high growth fragrances market

Acquiring the entire issued share capital of Fragrance Spanish Topco, S.L., trading as Iberchem (“the acquisition”), a leading global fragrances and flavours (“F&F”) company.

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Essentium Partnered with Croda Smart Materials

We are extremely proud to announce an innovative partnership with Essentium and Croda Smart Materials.

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Croda Wins Syngenta Supplier Partnership Award 2020

Croda International Plc who create make and sell high performance ingredients that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere are delighted to have won the Syngenta Supplier Partnership.....

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Smart Partnership with Anomera

Croda and Anome Collaboration Promises a Positive Difference in Beauty Effects

We are very proud to announce a new collaborative partnership with Anomera, an award-winning innovator in green chemistry, materials science and sustainable manufacturing.

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Contract for innovative delivery system for COVID19 vaccine

We have recently entered into an agreement with Pfizer Inc. to supply novel excipients used in the manufacture of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

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Croda joins KTN SME accelerator programme

Supporting UK-based SMEs and start-ups to bring their technology closer to market through the KTN accelerator programme

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Sentient Science and Croda partner for wind asset life extension

Croda announce a new partnership with Sentient Science for the recommended use of Croda’s Rewitec additives

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Croda Singapore shortlisted for two IChemE Global Awards 2020

We are celebrating being shortlisted in two categories for the Global IChemE Awards 2020.

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Strengthening Life Sciences with the acquisition of Avanti Polar Lipids

A leader in drug delivery systems for next generation pharmaceuticals, the acquisition more than doubles Croda’s research and development (R&D) capability in drug delivery.

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Strategic investment Entekno Materials

A new Smart Partnership focused on the development of a new particle technology that will deliver superior protection benefits to the sun care and personal care markets.

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Croda supports Kayapo indigenous people during COVID19

We are continuing to support local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing soap bars to indigenous communities in Brazil

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New Croda North American HQ

Construction underway on our new North American Headquarters and innovation centre

The sustainable facility will bring together commercial and technical teams from across our business areas

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Chemical Industry Association Company of the Year Awards 2019

Winners of the CIA Awards Company of the Year

Croda have been named the Chemical Industry Association (CIA) company of the year

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Acts of kindness continue in local communities

We are is continuing to support communities around our manufacturing sites through the Acts of Kindness initiative

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First Acts of Kindness Beneficiarie

Communities around our manufacturing sites are already starting to benefit from our new initiative

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Celebrating Employees Across the Croda World

Croda are today celebrating their employees around the world as they help to continue business as usual during the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Thaddeus Anim Somuah Recognised in Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Croda celebrated one of their engineers being listed in the Forbes 30 under 30 list in 2020.

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Croda Supports Hand Sanitiser Manufacture and Vaccine Development During Covid19 Outbreak

We are supporting the manufacturer of hand sanitiser during the outbreak of Covid-19 through the supply of additional glycerine to our customers in Western Europe, free of charge.

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Being a woman at Croda International Women's Day 2020

We are proud to support and celebrate incredible and extraordinary woman all over the world This IWD Marketing Associate Kira Drabble has written an article about what it means to be a woman at.....

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Winners of Board of the Year at the Yorkshire Business Awards

Croda Celebrate Winning Board of the Year at the Variety Yorkshire Business Awards

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Voted Most Admired Company in the British Chemical Sector for the Third Year Running

Voted the most admired company in the British chemical sector for the third year running, as well as being named the sixth most admired company in Britain

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Collective Action of Sustainable Palm Derivatives

Croda is proud to be a founder member of Action for Sustainable Derivatives (ASD).

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Underwater Petri Dish Research Funding Awarded

Nautilus Biosciences Research Scholar, Russell Kerr, has received funding for his research into the use of an underwater petri dish from the Canadian government.

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Croda Awarded Best product innovation at the Global ICIS Innovation Awards

Croda are delighted to have been awarded ‘Best Product Innovation’ in the Global ICIS Innovation Awards 2019

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Knowledge Transfer Partnership with York University

This KTP will see Croda work with the university developing novel algorithms for product comparison and quality control.

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11th Most Sustainable International Company

We are celebrating being ranked 11th Most Sustainable International Company by Barron’s

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Commitment to Science Based Targets

We are proud to be one of around 600 companies taking science-based climate action, by committing to Science Based Targets

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Winner of the ICIS Surfactants Product Innovation Awards

Awarded the ICIS Surfactants Award for Product Innovation for our unique Star Polymer

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Continued Investment in Innovation Partnerships

Sponsored PhD students present their cutting-edge research plans and findings at our global headquarters

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Bio based Industry Story of the Year Winner

Croda have been awarded the 2019 Bio-Based World News Innovation Award for “Bio-based Industry Story of the Year”

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Crodarom expands its Chanac France site

Crodarom, producer of botanical extracts, is launching its first investment program to expands its Chanac production site location in France.

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Commitment to a Deforestation free Supply Chain Recognised by CDP

Awarded an ‘A-‘ for our CDP Forestry Disclosure highlighting our commitment to a deforestation-free supply chain

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Supporting the Education and Leadership of Panamanian Women

Helping to change the lives of women and children in Panama through our support of the Panama Beauty Project.

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Acquisition of global vaccine adjuvant specialist

Vaccine adjuvants are a natural extension to Croda’s market leading, high-purity excipient delivery systems in its Health Care business., these adjuvants represent a niche, high-growth market.

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Croda wins third place at Britain's Most Admired Company Awards

Another Year of Great Success at Britains Most Admired Company Awards

Voted the most admired company in the British chemical sector as well as the third most admired company in Britain

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New Global Distribution Hub

Plans invest more than £7m in a new state-of-the-art warehouse

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Centre of Innovation for Marine Biotechnology opening

Centre of Innovation for Marine Biotechnology

Nautilus Biosciences officially opens its expanded UPEI-based facility as a Centre of Innovation for Marine Biotechnology

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Croda's new range of ECO Bio-based surfactants

Reinventing Surfactants for Sustainability

Our 100 percent bio-based, 100 percent renewable, ECO range of surfactants are now available

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Croda Brazils offices in Campinas

Croda Continues Investment in Latin America

Croda do Brasil celebrate the opening of a Customer Experience Centre and Speciality Polymer Plant

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Croda wins low carbon award

Award Winning Sustainability Initiatives

Croda recently won the Low Carbon Award at the UK's Chemical Industry Awards. A key part of Croda's carbon reduction story is our increase in the proportion of energy from non-fossil fuel sources.

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Croda Gouda Wins EU LIFE Best Environmental Award

Croda Gouda's innovative glycerine fermentation project wins the EU LIFE ‘Best environmental’ award

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Winners of the ICIS Surfactants Sustainability Awards

Awarded the ICIS Surfactants Award for Sustainability for our new pioneering bio-ethylene oxide plant.

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Modernised seed enhancement operation opens

Incotec opens modernised seed enhancement operation in Salinas

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Croda acquired crop enhancement company Plant Impact

Plant Impact identifies ways to improve the yield and quality of crops by stimulating or moderating plant responses in both healthy and stressed crops during key growth stages.

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Incroslip SL Granted European Food Contact Approval

Our novel slip additive Incroslip SL has been granted European food contact approval

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EcoVadis Rates Crodas Environmental Practices as Outstanding

Croda has been awarded EcoVadis Gold Status for the fourth time

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Nautilus Bioscience

Croda acquires marine biotechnology specialists Nautilus

World class scientists, focusing on using marine microbial biodiversity to discover novel actives and materials for applications across all Croda market sectors.

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Croda's Commitment to a Sustainable Future Recognised by CDP

Croda is proud to announce that their commitment to minimising the environmental impacts of their Business has been recognised by CDP

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Britains Most Admired Company in the Chemical Sector 2017

Croda have been named Britain's Most Admired Company in the Chemical Sector for 2017

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IonPhasE, static electricity protection products

Acquisition of IonPhasE

Acquisition of an innovative technology supplier of static electricity protection products.

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Clinical Research Study on Pre natal Supplementation

Reducing the Risk of Asthma Using Incromega™ TG3322

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ECO; Bio-Ethanol; renewable surfactants;

Croda Brings Another First to USA

Starting production to make a 100 percent bio-based ECO range of surfactants

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Collaborative Research

Collaborative Research to Develop Advanced Antimicrobial Coatings

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Enza Biotech

Croda acquires research enterprise Enza Biotech

Developing the next generation of renewable surfactants using carbohydrate-based chemistry.

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Croda and INUTEQ

Phase change material manufacturer and personal cooling specialist collaborate

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Investments in North American Field Crops Business

Leading seed treatment company Incotec announces two significant investments in its North American business.

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Gouda wins VNCI Responsible Care Award

Gouda site wins the Dutch Chemical Industry Association Responsible Care Award

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Gouda bio-gas

Innovative ways to reduce energy use

Croda celebrates the opening of a major energy saving initiative

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Investment in Renewable Manufacturing to be Completed in Q4 2017

Next milestone harmonises with worldwide celebrations for Earth Day

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RSC Emerging Technologies Competition

Croda Supports the 2017 RSC Emerging Technologies Competition

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Chocques Expansion Update

Great progress being made on our capacity expansion at Chocques

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Award for Most Innovative Use of Green Chemistry

Croda Receives NYSCC Award for Most Innovative Use of Green Chemistry

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Sederma Investment

Sederma Investing for Future Growth

Sederma announces a €10 million investment at its facility in Le Perray en Yvelines, France.

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New CRODAROM technology

After having been, for more than 20 years, the experts in microwave extraction, a green process approved by COSMOS, CRODAROM has now invested in a new technology: ultrasound.

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Leading Work on Palm Oil Recognised by CDP

Croda who create make and sell innovative sustainable high performance speciality chemicals that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere has been awarded an A- by CDP for their.....

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New lab area in Asia

Croda Invests in New Laboratories in Asia

Croda have reached another milestone by opening three new laboratories in the Asia Pacific Region.

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EcoVadis Gold Status for the Third Year Running

Croda who create make and sell innovative sustainable high performance speciality chemicals that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere has this month been awarded EcoVadis Gold.....

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