Nordion To Release First Quarter 2013 Financial Results

Nordion Inc. (TSX: NDN; NYSE: NDZ), a leading provider of products and services to the global health science market, today announced that the Company will report its first quarter 2013 financial results after markets close on March 5, 2013.

First Quarter 2013 Conference Call

The Company will also host an analyst conference call with Steve West, Chief Executive Officer and Peter Dans, Chief Financial Officer, to discuss the results. The call will be webcast live on March 6, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. EST.

Interested parties may access the live webcast of the conference call from the Nordion website at www.nordion.com. Participants will need to register for this call and provide their full name, company name, phone number and email address to obtain the conference call coordinates. Registered participants will join the call using the coordinates (phone number, passcode, & personal PIN) provided during the registration process. Please advise your participants to print the coordinates when registering. The Self Registration URL link is as follows:

http://selfreg6.bellconferia.ca/webportal3/reg.html?Acc=1790302020&Conf=124979

Following the call, an audio archive will be available on the website at www.nordion.com.

About Nordion Inc.

Nordion Inc. (TSX: NDN) (NYSE: NDZ) is a global health science company that provides market-leading products used for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. We are a leading provider of targeted therapies, sterilization technologies and medical isotopes that benefit the lives of millions of people in more than 60 countries around the world. Our products are used daily by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, medical-device manufacturers, hospitals, clinics and research laboratories. Nordion has approximately 500 highly skilled employees worldwide. Find out more at www.nordion.com and follow us at http://twitter.com/NordionInc.

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