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Perrigo is a leading global consumer-focused self-care company. Our vision is to make lives better by bringing “Quality, Affordable Self-Care Products” that consumers trust everywhere they are sold. The Company is a leading provider of health and wellness solutions that enhance individual well-being by empowering consumers to proactively prevent or treat conditions that can be self-managed.

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Perrigo Company Will Host Conference Call Introducing Joe Papa as President and Chief Executive Officer on October 10, 2006

Perrigo Company (NASDAQ: PRGO)(TASE: PRGO) will conduct a brief conference call at 10:00 a.m. (ET) on October 10, 2006 introducing Joe Papa as President and Chief Executive Officer. There will be time during the call for questions and answers.

The conference call will be available live via webcast to interested parties on the Perrigo website or by phone 866-240-0819, International 973-582-2708, and reference ID#7953093. A taped replay of the call will be available beginning at approximately 2:30 p.m. (ET) Tuesday, Oct. 10, until midnight Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006. To listen to the replay, call 877-519-4471, International 973-341-3080, access code #7953093.

The Perrigo Company is a leading global healthcare supplier and the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceutical and nutritional products for the store brand market. Store brand products are sold by food, drug, mass merchandise, dollar store and club store retailers under their own labels. The Company also develops, manufactures and markets prescription generic drugs, active pharmaceutical ingredients and consumer products, and operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Israel, United Kingdom, Mexico, Germany, and China. Visit Perrigo on the Internet ( ).

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CONTACT: Arthur J. Shannon, Vice President, Investor Relations and
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