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20 On Hatch

Lower Hatch Street

Dublin, 2

Ireland

Phone: 353 1 438 1700

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Covidien Public Limited Company is engaged in the development, manufacture, and sale of healthcare products for use in clinical and home settings. The company’s products are found in every hospital in the United States. It organizes its operations outside the United States, such as Europe (the Middle East and Africa); the Asia-Pacific; and other Americas (Canada and Latin America). The company serves customers in approximately 150 countries. Segments The company operates through two segments, Medical Devices and Medical Supplies. Medical Devices This segment includes the development, manufacture, and sale of endomechanical instruments, energy devices, soft tissue repair products, vascular products, oximetry and monitoring products, airway and ventilation products, and other medical products. Endomechanical Instruments—Laparoscopic Instruments, Surgical Staplers, and Interventional Lung Solutions: Major products include the Tri-Staple technology platform for endoscopic stapling, including the Endo GIA reloads with Tri-Staple technology and the Endo GIA ultra universal stapler; the iDrive powered stapling systems; the Versaport bladeless optical trocar; and the i•Logic System to evaluate lung lesions. Energy Devices—Vessel Sealing, Electrosurgical, Ablation Products and Related Capital Equipment: Major products include the ForceTriad tissue fusing and electrosurgery system; the LigaSure vessel sealing system and LigaSure Advance, a multifunctional laparoscopic instrument for use with the ForceTriad; the Cool-tip radiofrequency ablation system; the Evident microwave ablation system; the Sonicision cordless ultrasonic dissection system; and the HALO ablation catheters for treatment of Barrett’s esophagus. Soft Tissue Repair Products—Sutures, Mesh, Biosurgery Products, and Hernia Mechanical Devices: Major products include the V-Loc wound closure devices; AbsorbaTack absorbable mesh fixation device for hernia repair; and Parietex ProGrip, a self-gripping, biocompatible solution for inguinal hernias. Vascular Products—Compression, Dialysis, Venous Insufficiency, Thrombectomy, Neurovascular, and Peripheral Vascular Products: Major products include the Pipeline Embolization Device, an endovascular treatment for large or giant wide-necked brain aneurysms; the EverFlex Self-Expanding Stent; the TurboHawk and SilverHawk plaque excision systems; the Solitaire FR revascularization device for treatment of acute ischemic stroke; the ClosureFAST radiofrequency catheter; and the Kendall SCD Vascular Compression System. Oximetry and Monitoring Products—Sensors, Monitors, and Temperature Management Products: Major products include the Nellcor OxiMax N-600x pulse oximeter; the Bispectral Index brain monitoring technology; the Nellcor Bedside SpO2 Patient Monitoring System; the INVOS Cerebral/Somatic Oximeter; Microstream capnography monitors; and related modules and sensors. Airway and Ventilation Products—Airway, Ventilator, Breathing Systems, and Inhalation Therapy Products: Major products include the Puritan Bennett 840 line of ventilators; the Puritan Bennett 520 and 560 portable ventilator; the Newport e360 and HT70 ventilators; the TaperGuard Evac tube; Mallinckrodt Endotracheal Tubes; Shiley Tracheostomy Tubes; DAR Filters; and resuscitation bags. Products offered by this segment are used primarily by hospitals and ambulatory care centers. In addition, the company’s products are used by alternate site healthcare providers, such as physician offices. It markets its products through its direct sales force and third-party distributors primarily to physicians, nurses, materials managers, group purchase organizations, and governmental healthcare authorities. Medical Supplies This segment includes the development, manufacture, and sale of nursing care products, medical surgical products, SharpSafety products, and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products within the United States and Europe. Nursing Care Products—Incontinence, Wound Care, Enteral Feeding, Urology and Suction Products: Major products include Curity and Kerlix gauze and bandages, and Kangaroo enteral feeding systems. Medical

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