Danaher Corporation and MDS, Inc., In the Matter of

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In the Matter of Danaher Corporation, a corporation, and MDS, Inc., a corporation
FTC Matter/File Number:

091 0159

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

The Commission challenged Danaher’s proposed acquisition of MDS Analytical Technologies, requiring that MDS divest its assets related to its laser microdissection business. The proposed settlement is designed to preserve competition in the North American market for laser microdissection devices – a key tool for scientific research.