Responsibility for products

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Our success and our future are founded on innovative products that benefit people and help them live a better life. Our products are highly trusted worldwide – whether our innovative medicines of chemical or biological origin, our over-the-counter products, our liquid crystals for LC displays, our pigments for the coatings, plastics and printing industries, products for the cosmetics industry, or biopharmaceuticals and lab solutions for the life science industry. Responsibility for our products will always be at the core of our corporate responsibility. Here, we are driven by our ethical standards as well as our high expectations for safety and environmental compatibility.

Product safety

No risk should arise from our products if used properly.

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Product-related crime

We are resolute in our fight against product-related crime.

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Sustainable products

We strive to continuously enhance the sustainability footprint of our products.

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Access to health

We are committed to improving access to health care.

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Bioethics and biotechnology

We are committed to ethical research and take varying perspectives into consideration when making decisions about controversial issues.

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Clinical trials

We conduct high-caliber clinical research in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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Animal testing

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany is highly committed to following animal welfare principles.

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Responsible marketing

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany commercializes its products in a responsible fashion, placing the focus on patients.

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Interactions in the health care industry

Global access to medicinal product information is one of the key prerequisites to improving health care for patients.

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Transport and storage safety

For the storage and transport of our goods, we adhere to strict safety guidelines in order to prevent risks to people and the environment.

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Publication of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

In the United States and Canada the subsidiaries of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operate under the umbrella brand EMD.

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