Learn about our expectations, the products and services we purchase, and additional supplier requirements.
We work hard to ensure that equitable opportunities are afforded to small and diverse-owned businesses.
Safe, reliable products are a vital part of our commitment to improving human health.
Abbott suppliers are required to read and agree to our supplier guidelines (English), which describe expectations for the following:
Prospective suppliers (non-diverse), may submit company information to email@example.com. Include your line of business in the subject line.
NOTE: Diverse Suppliers: click here for mailbox for diverse suppliers.
Our operating procedures for interactions with health care professionals and customers in the United States are intended as a reference guide to assist suppliers in complying with our operating procedures for program funding when performing functions on our behalf. The division ethics and compliance officer must pre-approve any exception to these procedures.
These procedures are effective January 1, 2013.
We Purchase a Variety of Goods and Services
In 2014, we purchased an estimated $10 billion in goods and services from more than 22,000 suppliers worldwide. The types of goods and services we purchase include:
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