PROFIT WARNING OF THE BIOHIT GROUP

BIOHIT PLC        STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE     25.6.2002   AT 13:30
PROFIT WARNING OF THE BIOHIT GROUP

It  is  estimated that the net sales of the Biohit Group increases  in
2002  in accordance with the level of the first quarter of 2002, i.e.,
approx.  2-3%.  Deviating from what has been reported  earlier  it  is
estimated that the result after taxes for 2002 will be negative.

The most important factors affecting the development of the result  of
Biohit  are the development of the liquid handling product  market  in
the U.S., which has been weaker than anticipated, and the slowness  of
the  launch of the gastric test panel (GastroPanel). The launch of the
gastric  test panel is retarded especially by evaluations carried  out
abroad,  which have taken longer than anticipated, and the application
procedures for receiving approvals by authorities.

Additional information:    Osmo Suovaniemi, President & CEO, tel: +358-
                           9-773 861, direct: +358-9-773 86 250,
                           mobile: +358-40-745 5605
                   
                           http://www.biohit.com

Distribution:               The Helsinki Exchanges
                            The Financial Supervisory Authority
                            Press



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