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We have has carefully checked this website and make every effort to continually expand and update it. However, we cannot accept responsibility for errors, omissions or possible obsolescence.
The information available on this site applies to Canada only and may not be appropriate for other locations. Products of BAYER advertised on this site may not be available outside of Canada or in all regions of Canada. Products are available in accordance with local laws and only if they may be lawfully offered for sale. All products are subject to the terms of applicable agreements. All products are subject to change without notice. These terms and conditions are to be read together with any other terms and conditions or disclaimers included on the pages of this Web site.
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This web site is provided on an "as is," "as available" basis, without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent possible pursuant to applicable law, BAYER disclaim all warranties, express, implied or statutory, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement. Without limiting the foregoing, BAYER does not represent or warrant that this website will be available at any particular time or location or that its operation will be uninterrupted or error-free. BAYER does not represent or warrant that the content of this website is free of viruses, worms or other code that may manifest contaminating or destructive properties. Although BAYER has made and will continue to make great efforts to provide accurate and up-to-date information, information published on this website may be incomplete or outdated and may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. BAYER does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use, validity, accuracy, currency or reliability of, or the results of the use of, or otherwise respecting this website or any information published on this website.
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All material found on this web site is protected under the copyright laws of Canada and of other countries. Certain names, words, titles, phrases, logos, icons, graphics or designs in the pages of this website may constitute trade names, trademarks or service marks of BAYER, its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors or joint venture partners or the use of which may have been licensed to them. Any unauthorized use or abuse of these materials including copyright, trade names, trademarks or service marks posted on this website, may violate federal, common or civil law trademark law and copyright law, and may result in legal action.
The trademarks, logos and service mark (collectively, the "Trademarks") displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks owned or licensed by BAYER. Nothing on this website should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right in or to the Trademarks without the express written permission of BAYER or such third party. In addition, any reproduction, retransmission or use of this website's contents for other than personal, non-commercial purposes requires the prior written consent of BAYER. The following copyright notice must appear on every copy of the contents of this site or a portion thereof: "Copyright © 2002 Bayer Inc. Diagnostic Division, 77 Belfield Road, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA, M9W1G6. All rights reserved".
Permission to use the Information is granted, provided that (1) the above copyright notice appears on all copies; (2) use of the Information is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only; (3) the Information is not modified in any way; and (4) no graphics available from this Internet site are used separate from accompanying text.
BAYER HAS COMPILED THE DETAILED INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE FROM INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL SOURCES TO THE BEST OF ITS KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF, USING PROFESSIONAL DILIGENCE. WE ENDEAVOR TO EXPAND AND UPDATE THIS RANGE OF INFORMATION ON AN ONGOING BASIS. THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE IS PURELY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PRESENTING BAYER AND ITS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES. HOWEVER, NO REPRESENTATION IS MADE OR WARRANTY GIVEN, EITHER EXPRESSLY OR TACITLY, FOR THE COMPLETENESS OR CORRECTNESS OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE. IN PARTICULAR, WE MUST ASK YOU TO BE AWARE THAT THIS INFORMATION MAY NO LONGER BE UP TO DATE. WE THEREFORE RECOMMEND THAT YOU CHECK ANY INFORMATION YOU OBTAIN FROM THIS WEBSITE PRIOR TO USING IT IN WHATEVER FORM. ADVICE GIVEN ON THIS WEB SITE DOES NOT EXEMPT YOU FROM CONDUCTING YOUR OWN CHECKS ON OUR LATEST ADVICE - PARTICULARLY OUR SAFETY DATASHEETS AND TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS - AND ON OUR PRODUCTS, WITH A VIEW TO THEIR SUITABILITY FOR THE INTENDED PROCESSES AND PURPOSES. SHOULD YOU REQUIRE ANY ADVICE OR INSTRUCTIONS CONCERNING OUR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY. USERS OF THIS WEBSITE DECLARE THAT THEY AGREE TO ACCESS THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT AT THEIR OWN RISK. NEITHER BAYER NOR THIRD PARTIES INVOLVED IN THE WRITING, PRODUCTION OR TRANSMISSION OF THIS WEBSITE CAN BE HELD LIABLE FOR DAMAGE OR INJURY RESULTING FROM ACCESS OR THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF ACCESS OR FROM THE USE OR IMPOSSIBILITY OF USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR FROM THE FACT THAT YOU HAVE RELIED ON INFORMATION GIVEN ON THIS WEBSITE.
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This website contains links/references to third-party websites. BAYER does not control any third-party web site and is therefore not responsible for the content of any linked website or any link contained in a linked web site. By providing such links, it does not imply endorsement, investigation or verification by BAYER of the linked website or information contained therein. Neither does BAYER accept any responsibility for the availability or the contents of such websites or any liability for damage or injury resulting from the use of such contents, of whatever form. Links to other web sites are provided to web site users merely for the sake of convenience. Users access such websites at their own risk.
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The Company, this web site and the content (excluding linked web sites or content) are physically located within the Province of Ontario, Canada. As such, the laws of the Province of Ontario will govern these disclaimers, terms, and conditions, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. We reserve the right to make changes to our site and these disclaimers, terms, and conditions at any time.
This internet site contains forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by Bayer Group management. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of the company and the estimates given here. These factors include those discussed in our public reports filed with the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (including our Form 20-F). The company assumes no liability whatsoever to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.
The foregoing policies are effective as of December 2002. BAYER reserves the right to change this policy at any time.
Regulations for product use are established by country. Information contained on this site pertains only to Canada, and is not intended to provide adequate information for product use. Before using any product, read and carefully observe the label directions.