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Layoffs: Baxter axes nearly 100 from New York facility amid FDA inquiry

Mon, 09/30/2013 - 12:17pm
Mass Device

Medical device maker Baxter lays off nearly 100 employees from its Medina, N.Y., facility that manufactures the Sigma Spectrum infusion pump at the center of an FDA inquiry.

Baxter axes 100 from New York facility

Healthcare giant Baxter (NYSE:BAX) announced that it fired nearly 100 employees from a Medina, N.Y., amid an FDA inquiry into the Sigma Spectrum infusion pump manufactured there.

The FDA has asked Baxter to provide additional information into modifications proposed for the medical device, forcing Baxter to suspend shipments since April of this year.

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