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  • Merck & Co., Inc., d.b.a. Merck Sharp & Dohme, MSD outside the United States and Canada, is an American pharmaceutical company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Merck headquarters is located in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, though in 2013 the company announced it would be relocating to Kenilworth, New Jersey by 2015. The company was established in 1891 as the United States subsidiary of the German company now known as Merck KGaA. Merck & Co. was confiscated by the US government during World War I and subsequently established as an independent American company. It is the world's seventh largest pharmaceutical company by market capitalization and revenue. Merck publishes The Merck Manuals, a series of medical reference books for physicians, nurses, and technicians. These include the Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, the world's best-selling medical textbook, and the Merck Index, a compendium of chemical compounds. In 2012 the company received the "Facility of the Year"-Category Winner for Facility Integration Award for the Vaccine Bulk Manufacturing Facility Program of Projects in Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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  • For sustained innovation focusing on the discovery, development and worldwide commercialization of superior human and animal health products while maintaining proper concern for the environment.
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  • (800) 444-2080
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  • Merck National Service Center - To speak with a Merck healthcare professional about Merck products, or to report an adverse experience with a specific Merck product (for U.S. Patients, Caregivers and Healthcare Professionals)
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