Bayer Aktiengesellschaft develops, produces, and markets health care and agricultural products worldwide. The company develops new molecules for use in products and solutions to improve the health of humans, animals, and plants. Its research and development activities are based on a profound understanding of the biochemical processes in living organisms. Segments HealthCare This segment includes pharmaceuticals and consumer health. Pharmaceuticals: Includes Zetia (finished product), cell media culture (raw material), Betaferon (interferon-beta-1b) (bulk product). The company engages in the development, production, and marketing of prescription pharmaceuticals, such as anticoagulants, treatments for hemophilia, multiple sclerosis, cancer, eye diseases, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure and infectious diseases; contraceptives; and medical products, such as injection systems and contrast agents for diagnostic procedures. The Pharmaceuticals product portfolio focuses on prescription products, especially for cardiology and women’s healthcare; specialty therapeutics in the areas of oncology, hematology and ophthalmology; and radiology: contrast-enhanced diagnostic imaging equipment and the necessary contrast agents. Consumer Health: Includes Consumer Care: Supradyn (finished product), naproxen (active ingredient), Berocca (finished product) Radiology: iopamidol (active ingredient), iodine (raw material), cyclen (raw material) Animal Health: moxidectin (active ingredient), Avenge (finished product), Baycox-isocyanate (intermediate). The company engages in the development, production, and marketing of over-the-counter medications, dermatology products and nutritional supplements. The Consumer Health product portfolio contains mainly non-prescription products various categories, such as dermatology, nutritionals, analgesics, gastrointestinals, allergy, cough and cold, foot care, sun care, and cardiovascular risk prevention. These products include globally known brands, such as Aleve, Alka Seltzer, Aspirin, Bepanthen/Bepanthol, Berocca, Canesten, Claritin, Coppertone, Dr. Scholl’s, Elevit, Iberogast, MiraLAX, One-A-Day, Rennie and Redoxon. CropScience This segment includes packaging materials, adjuvants and solvents (e.g. rapeseed oil, soybean oil, toluene, and ammonia), complex intermediates (e.g. pyridine polyfluoride) and active ingredients (e.g. mancozeb). The company engages in the development, production, and marketing of a product portfolio in the areas of seeds and plant traits, crop protection, home and garden, the green industry and non agricultural pest control. Crop Science’s product portfolio focuses on high-value seeds, chemical and biological pest management solutions, extensive customer service for modern and sustainable agriculture, and non-agricultural applications, with a portfolio of pest control products and services for areas ranging from the home and garden sector to forestry. Animal Health The company engages in the development, production, and marketing of veterinary medicines and animal grooming products. Animal Health offers products for farm animals and companion animals. Covestro This segment's key basic raw materials are benzene and phenol, propylene oxide, toluene, acetone and hexamethylenediamine. The company engages in the development, production, and marketing of polyurethanes; polycarbonate resins and sheets; raw materials for coatings, adhesives and sealants; and selected chemical intermediates. Strategy The focus of the company’s sustainability strategy is on responsible business practices that reduce its business risks and its own innovative strength that both opens up new business opportunities for it and enables it to generate economic, ecological and social benefit. History Bayer Aktiengesellschaft was founded in 1863.
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