Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX), is an American health care company with headquarters in Deerfield, Illinois. The company primarily focuses on products to treat hemophilia, kidney disease, immune disorders and other chronic and acute medical conditions. The company had 2009 sales of $12.6 billion, across three manufacturing divisions: BioScience (producing recombinant and blood plasma proteins to treat hemophilia and other bleeding disorders; plasma-based therapies to treat immune deficiencies and other chronic and acute blood-related conditions; products for regenerative medicine; and vaccines); Medication Delivery (producing intravenous solutions and other products used in the delivery of fluids and drugs to patients, as well as inhalation anesthetics and contract manufacturing services); and Renal (providing products to treat end-stage renal disease, or irreversible kidney failure, including solutions and other products for peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis).
Campaign Finance$2,859,253 Given
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- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
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- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Baxter Healthcare
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Baxter Healthcare $36,301,209
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Health Issues,
- Medicare & Medicaid,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
- Disaster & Emergency Planning,
- Medical Research & Clin Labs
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.1765 H.R.4213 Tax Extenders Act of 2009 H.R.3200 America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 S.701 Medicare Patient IVIG Access Act of 2009 H.R.1845 Medicare IVIG Access Act S.960 Medicare IVIG Access Act H.R.1260 Patent Reform Act of 2009 S.515 Patent Reform Act of 2009 H.R.759 Food and Drug Administration Globalization Act of 2009 S.610 Patent Reform Act of 2009
RegulationsMentioned in 371 dockets; Submitted to 35 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
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The tables show occurrences of "Baxter Healthcare" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 3 OSHA BLOODBORNE INFECTIOUS DISEASES 2006
- Toggle 3 FDA Request That FDA Confirm the Agency Will Stay Approval of Abbreviated New Drug Application No. 90-363, for 30 Months Beginning on June 23, 2009 - CLOSED 2011
- Toggle 2 FDA Draft Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff Processing/Reprocessing Medical Devices in Health Care Settings Validation Methods and Labeling; Availability 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Draft Guidance for Industry on Format and Content of Proposed Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS), REMS Assessments, and Proposed REMS Modifications; Availability 2009
- Toggle 1 FDA Blood Glucose Meters; Public Meeting; Request for Comments 2009
- Toggle 1 FDA Electronic Signatures: Time Stamps 2000
- Toggle 1 FDA Labeling for Human Prescription Drug/Biologic Products-CLOSED 2000
- Toggle 1 FDA Postmarketing Safety Reporting for Combination Products 2008
- Toggle 1 FDA Guidance for Industry: Cell Selection Devices for Point of Care Production of Minimally Manipulated Autologous Peripheral Blood Stem Cells (PBSCs) - CLOSED 2007
- Toggle 1 FDA Amendments to Sterility Test Requirements for Biological Products 2011
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 15 FDA Generic Drug Speeches & Policy and Procedure Guides 1990
- Toggle 10 FDA Public Disclosure Materials for Emergency Research Studies Conducted under 21 CFR 50.24 1995
- Toggle 9 EPA Alternative Tier 2 Testing 2003
- Toggle 9 Draft Guidance for Industry on Contract Manufacturing Arrangements for Drugs: Quality Agreements; Availability 2013
- Toggle 8 EPA National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Chemical Manufacturing Area Sources 2008
- Toggle 7 FDA Request That FDA Confirm the Agency Will Stay Approval of Abbreviated New Drug Application No. 90-363, for 30 Months Beginning on June 23, 2009 - CLOSED 2011
- Toggle 5 FDA Current Good Manufacturing Practice in Manufacturing, Packing, or Holding Dietary Supplements 1996
- Toggle 5 FDA Biological Products; Bacterial Vaccines and Toxiods - CLOSED DATE: 01/05/2004 1980
- Toggle 5 FDA Permit the Filing of an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, (9 mg/mL) Packaged in 2 mL Fill/2 mL Glass Vial - CLOSED 2009
- Toggle 4 FDA Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Experimental Study of Health Claims on Food Packages 2004
Federal Spending3 contracts
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|Baxter Healthcare Corporation||2007||National Institutes Of Health||RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FACILITIES||$10,010,244|
|Baxter Healthcare Corporation||2003||National Institutes Of Health||RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FACILITIES||$10,010,244|
|Baxter Healthcare Corporation||2003||$1,804,765|
Advisory Committees5 people on 4 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Baxter Healthcare" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 4 people on 3 committees
- Toggle National Science Foundation 1 person on 1 committee