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Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Welcome to the Baxter website. The information provided on this site is for general informational and educational purposes only.  By using this site, you agree to be bound by, and to comply with, the Terms of Use on this page. Please read The Terms of Use carefully before accessing this website. By accessing or using this site, you agree without restriction to be bound by the Terms of Use Agreement. If you do not agree to follow and be bound by this Terms of Use Agreement, you may not access, use or download materials from this site. Baxter reserves the right to change the Terms of Use from time to time, as reasonably necessary.

Nothing on this website should be construed as the giving of advice or the making of a recommendation regarding any decision or action related to your health or the health of others.  If you are a patient, you should consult a doctor or other qualified health care professional regarding any questions you have about your health or before making any treatment decisions. If you are a doctor or other qualified health care professional, you should not allow the content of this site to substitute for your own medical judgment, which you should exercise in evaluating the information on this site.

Baxter’s website may contain information about products, medical conditions and their treatment. Baxter makes no representation that material in the site is appropriate or available for use outside of the territory of the intended audience. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent that local laws are applicable.  Nothing herein should be construed as a solicitation or promotion for any product or for an indication for any product which is not authorized by the laws and regulations of the country where the reader resides.

Baxter respects the privacy of its website users. Please refer to Baxter’s Privacy Policy that explains users' rights and responsibilities with respect to information that is disclosed on this site.

While it has used reasonable efforts to ensure that the information on this website is accurate, complete, and current, Baxter expressly disclaims any warranty or representation regarding the accuracy, completeness, or currency of such information. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS OR INACCURACIES IN THE CONTENT AND THE SITE. BAXTER AND ITS AFFILIATES DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE CONTENT OR THE SITE ITSELF, AND WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY SUCH EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES. BAXTER DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE SITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT OR IMAGES OR YOUR VIEWING OF ANY VIDEO OR AUDIO FROM THE SITE.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Baxter and its affiliates and their officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless from any and all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys' fees), arising out of or in connection with or resulting in any manner from (i) your breach of these Terms of Use, or (ii) your access to or use of the website and its content.

This website may contain links or references to other websites maintained by third parties over whom Baxter has no control. Such links are provided merely as a convenience. Similarly, this site may be accessed from third party links over whom Baxter has no control. Baxter makes no warranties or representations of any kind as to the accuracy, currency, or completeness of any information contained in such websites and shall have no liability for any damages or injuries of any kind arising from such content or information. Inclusion of any third-party link does not imply an endorsement or recommendation by Baxter.

Subject to any applicable terms and conditions set forth in our Privacy Policy, any communication or other material that you send to us through the Internet or post on a Baxter website by electronic mail or otherwise, such as any questions, comments, suggestions or the like, is and will be deemed to be non-confidential and Baxter shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information. Baxter shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such communication for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products.

All of the trademarks, service marks and logos displayed on this website (the "Trademark(s)") are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Baxter, its affiliates, or third parties. Nothing contained in this web site should be interpreted as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right in and to the Trademarks without the express written permission of Baxter or the applicable third party. The use or misuse of these Trademarks or any other materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of copyright law, trademark law, the law of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

You may not, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or use the content of the website for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio, or video, without the written permission of Baxter. Everything you see or read on this website should be assumed to be copyrighted unless otherwise noted and may not be used, except as provided in the Terms of Use or in the text on the website, without the written permission of Baxter. Baxter neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the website will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by, or affiliated with, Baxter.  Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any patent or copyright of Baxter, or any third party.

Forward Looking Statements. The matters discussed on this website that are not historical facts include forward-looking statements concerning the company’s financial results, business development activities, capital structure, cost savings initiatives, R&D pipeline, including results of clinical trials and planned product launches, and outlook for the fourth quarter and full year 2018. The statements are based on assumptions about many important factors, including the following, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements: demand for and market acceptance of risks for new and existing products; product development risks; product quality or patient safety concerns; continuity, availability and pricing of acceptable raw materials and component supply; inability to create additional production capacity in a timely manner or the occurrence of other manufacturing or supply difficulties (including as a result of a natural disaster or otherwise); breaches or failures of the company’s information technology systems, including by cyberattack; future actions of regulatory bodies and other governmental authorities, including FDA, the Department of Justice, the New York Attorney General and foreign regulatory agencies; failures with respect to compliance programs; future actions of third parties, including payers; U.S. healthcare reform and other global austerity measures; pricing, reimbursement, taxation and rebate policies of government agencies and private payers; the impact of competitive products and pricing, including generic competition, drug reimportation and disruptive technologies; global, trade and tax policies; accurate identification of and execution on business development and R&D opportunities and realization of anticipated benefits (including the acquisitions of Claris Injectables and two surgical products from Mallinckrodt plc); the ability to enforce owned or in-licensed patents or the patents of third parties preventing or restricting manufacture, sale or use of affected products or technology; the impact of global economic conditions (including potential trade wars); fluctuations in foreign exchange and interest rates; any change in law concerning the taxation of income (including current or future tax reform), including income earned outside the United States and potential taxes associated with the Base Erosion and Anti-Abuse Tax; actions taken by tax authorities in connection with ongoing tax audits; loss of key employees or inability to identify and recruit new employees; the outcome of pending or future litigation; the adequacy of the company’s cash flows from operations to meet its ongoing cash obligations and fund its investment program; and other risks identified in Baxter’s most recent filing on Form 10-K and other Securities and Exchange Commission filings, all of which are available on Baxter’s website. Baxter does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.

This Terms of Use Agreement and your use of the website shall be governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of Illinois without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. Any legal action or proceeding related to this website shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Illinois.

If any provision of this Terms of Use Agreement is held to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, then such provision shall be severable without affecting the enforceability of all remaining provisions. Baxter reserves the right to alter or delete materials from this Web site at any time at its discretion.