Personal care net sales in the second quarter increased 6.3% to SEK 12.2 billion ($1.3 billion). Organic net sales, which exclude exchange rate effects, acquisitions and divestments, increased 3.1%, of which volume accounted for 2.2% and price/mix for 0.9%. Organic net sales in mature markets increased 0.6%. In emerging markets, which accounted for 37% of net sales, organic net sales increased 7.8%. Exchange rate effects increased net sales by 3.3%.
For Incontinence Products, organic net sales increased 5.5%. Growth was primarily related to Western Europe and emerging markets. In Medical Solutions, organic net sales declined 2.2%, mainly related to the U.S. For Baby Care, organic net sales increased 0.1%, mainly related to Latin America. For Feminine Care, organic net sales increased 8.5%. The increase was related to emerging markets and Western Europe.