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Church & Dwight Co., Inc. develops, manufactures and markets consumer and specialty products under the Arm & Hammer brand name, as well as other brand names, such as Arrid, Brillo and Xtra. The Company's consumer products include deodorizing and household cleaning products, such as baking soda and cat litter; laundry products, such as detergent and fabric softeners, and personal care products, such as antiperspirants and toothpaste. The Company's specialty products include, in addition to sodium bicarbonate, sodium sesquicarbonate, ammonium bicarbonate and a rumen bypass fat product, which are used in a variety of industrial, animal nutrition and food products. In January 2002, the Company acquired Biovance Technologies, Inc., a producer of specialty animal feed ingredients, which complements its existing range of animal nutrition products. In October 2003, the Company acquired Unilever's oralcare brands in the United States and Canada.
For the nine months ended 9/30/04, net sales rose 38% to $1.06 billion. Net income rose 18% to $76.9 million. Revenue reflect the acquisition of Kelso's interest in Armkel and favorable foreign exchange rate. Net income was partially offset by higher marketing expenses and a rise in selling, general and administrative expenses.