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A.P. Pharma To Hold Fourth Quarter Conference Call March 5, 2002

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb 26, 2002 (BW HealthWire) -- A.P. Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq:APPA), a specialty pharmaceutical company, will release its 2001 fourth quarter and year-end financial results prior to market open on Tuesday, March 5, 2002.

Paul Goddard, chairman, Michael O'Connell, president and chief executive officer, and Gordon Sangster, chief financial officer, will be hosting an investment-community conference call beginning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Pacific Time) on Tuesday, March 5, 2002 to discuss the results and to answer questions.

To participate in the live call via telephone, please call 888/214-7571. A telephone replay will be available for 48 hours following the conclusion of the call by dialing 800/633-8284, and entering reservation number 20390375.

Individuals interested in listening to the conference call via the Internet may do so by visiting www.appharma.com. A replay will be available on the Company's Website for 14 days.

About A.P. Pharma

A.P. Pharma is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of ethical (prescription) pharmaceuticals utilizing its proprietary polymer-based drug delivery systems. The Company's primary focus is the development and commercialization of its bioerodible injectable and implantable systems under the trade name Biochronomer(TM). Initial targeted areas of application for the Company's drug delivery technology include pain management, inflammation, anti-adhesion and protein delivery applications. The Company's product development programs are funded by royalties from topical products currently marketed by pharmaceutical partners and proceeds from the divestiture of its cosmeceutical product lines. For further information visit the Company's Website at www.appharma.com.

CONTACT:
Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates
Investor relations --
Martin Halsall/Bruce Voss, 310/691-7100
mhalsall@lhai.com / bvoss@lhai.com
or
A.P. Pharma, Inc.
Gordon Sangster, 650/366-2626

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