Nordion Inc. (Nordion) is a global health science company. The Company is engaged in products and services used for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. The Company operates one business unit, Specialty Isotopes. It operates in two segments: Sterilization Technologies and Medical Isotopes. The Sterilization Technologies segment focuses on the prevention of disease through sterilization of medical products and devices in their final packaging, as well as microbial reduction in food and consumer products. The Company is a supplier of gamma sterilization consumables and equipment: specifically, Co-60 and production irradiators. Nordion is a supplier of medical isotopes in this market segment of the nuclear medicine industry. On July 13, 2013, Nordion completed the sale of its Targeted Therapies business to BTG, an international specialist healthcare company based in London, United Kingdom.