Alcan Sells Wheaton Science Products

River Associates Investments of < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Chattanooga, Tenn. has agreed to acquire Wheaton Science Products from Alcan Inc. (NYSE: AL). Wheaton is a Millville, N.J.-based maker of equipment for scientific laboratories. No financial terms were disclosed for the sale, which is expected to close later this month.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />