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Data Conversion Laboratory and Quadrant eLabeling Services Announce Strategic Partnership to implement PLR; Agreement provides SPL Highlights Structuring and Coding Service to Data Conversion Laboratory Customers

June 20, 2006 – Philadelphia, PA, and New York, NY– Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL) (, a leader in conversion services, and Quadrant eLabeling Services (QeL) (, a leader supporting FDA electronic labeling initiatives, today announced the availability of Quadrant’s SPL Highlights Structuring and Coding Service to DCL customers to meet the FDA’s Physician Labeling Rule (PLR) initiative.

This partnership allows DCL customers to be fully compliant with FDA guidance without extensive in-house expertise. Along with coding services, the service will help customers develop complete computer-processable Highlights information.

"We are focused on providing customers with a turn-key solution to minimize their risk of non-compliance with FDA guidance. This agreement reflects our commitment to work with leading technology providers to provide customers more value in their regulatory efforts," said Mark Gross, DCL’s President. "Customers love the ease and convenience of our SPL service, and we look forward to working with QeL to enhance services and offer customers best-in-class SPL conversion efforts."

"The chance to combine QeL's experience with medical coding and FDA electronic labeling requirements with the power of DCL’s SPL conversion service presents tremendous opportunities," said Jack Todes, President and CEO of QeL. "Together, both companies will work to offer customers high quality, convenient electronic labeling support services."

About Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc.

Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. is a leading provider of conversion services for mission critical applications. In health sciences DCL works with over 75 sponsors worldwide to facilitate compliance with the FDA’s SPL initiative. Having completed over 600 SPL conversions, DCL has worked with more sponsors for SPL conversions than all other vendors combined.

About Quadrant eLabeling Services

Quadrant eLabeling Services LLC (QeL) was established in 2005 specifically to provide SPL services to the Pharmaceutical Industry and SPL Vendors. Since May 2006, QeL’s SPL focus has been exclusively on providing Highlights Structuring and Coding guidance and assistance to clients. It also conducts workshops and seminars focusing on SPL aspects of the Physician Labeling Rule (PLR) and SPL Highlights Structuring and Coding. QeL brings together an outstanding set of resources uniquely qualified to provide these services. QeL’s subject matter experts include Drs. Leander Fontaine and Sidney Kahn.

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