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24 February 2012 First patient screened in CSL Behring global Phase I/III study of recombinant single-chain factor VIII

Vienna, Austria, 23 February, 2012— CSL Behring has announced that the first patient has been screened in its recombinant coagulation single-chain factor VIII (rFVIII) trial, part of the AFFINITY clinical trial program. The CSL Behring rFVIII, called ‘rVIII-SingleChain’, is a novel molecule being studied for the treatment of hemophilia A. It is being developed by CSL Behring, in collaboration with its parent company, CSL Limited (ASX:CSL).

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16 February 2012 CSL Behring Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for rVIIa-FP, a Novel Therapy in Development to Treat Hemophilia A and Hemophilia B Patients Who Have Inhibitors

CSL Behring announced today that the company has been granted orphan drug designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its novel recombinant fusion protein linking coagulation factor VIIa with albumin (rVIIa-FP). The Orphan Drug Designation is granted for the treatment and prophylaxis of bleeding episodes in patients with congenital hemophilia and inhibitors to coagulation factor VIII or IX. CSL Behring is developing this therapy in collaboration with its parent company CSL Limited (ASX: CSL).

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02 February 2012 International Phase I Trial Results of Recombinant Fusion Protein Linking Coagulation Factor IX with Albumin (rIX-FP) Show All Pharmacokinetic Parameters Significantly Improved in Patients with Severe Hemophilia B

CSL Behring today announced the results of a Phase I study evaluating recombinant fusion protein linking coagulation Factor IX with albumin (rIX-FP) in patients with severe hemophilia B. Results of the study, which were presented during an oral session at the Gesellschaft für Thrombose- und Hämostaseforschung e.V. (GTH) congress in Switzerland, showed that rIX-FP was well tolerated in all patients and lasted longer in the body, due to its prolonged half-life, compared with current Factor IX treatment options.

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12 January 2012 First clinical trial site initiated in CSL Behring Phase II/III pivotal study of recombinant fusion protein linking coagulation factor IX with recombinant albumin

CSL Behring has announced that the first site has been initiated in its global phase II/III, multi-center study to evaluate the safety, efficacy and pharmacokinetics of recombinant fusion protein linking coagulation factor IX with recombinant albumin (rIX-FP). The site is located in Vienna, Austria. The prospective, open-label study will enroll adolescents and adults (12 – 65 years) who have hemophilia B. CSL Behring, in collaboration with its parent company, CSL Limited (ASX:CSL), is developing rIX-FP for the prophylaxis and treatment of bleeding episodes in patients with congenital Factor IX (FIX) deficiency as part of the PROLONG-9FP clinical study program.

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18 July 2011 CSL Behring Donates von Willebrand Factor / Factor VIII Donation to World Federation of Hemophilia

CSL Behring has donated more than 1 million international units (IU) of von Willebrand factor (VWF)/Factor VIII (FVIII) replacement medication to patients through the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH). The donation supports WFH’s progress in improving the diagnosis and treatment of bleeding disorders in developing countries through its Global Alliance for Progress (GAP) program. It is part of the commitment CSL Behring has made to WFH to donate two million IUs of FVIII each year for three years. Today’s donation is commercially valued at $1.3 million.

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