The operation Stericycle International provides healthcare risk waste services to a range of National Health Service (NHS) and other customers in Great Britain. Sterile Technologies Group (“STG”) also provides healthcare risk waste management services to healthcare risk waste producers in the UK and Ireland. On 28 June 2006 the UK Office of Fair Trading (OFT) referred the completed acquisition of STG by Stericycle to the UK Competition Commission (CC) for investigation. The CC issued its report on 12 December 2006. The market(s) The CC considered that the competitive assessment of the merger should be undertaken in relation to the following relevant markets: (i) Healthcare risk waste treatment services for waste that requires high temperature treatment, within an approximate 100
The UK Competition Commission cleared a merger in the healthcare waste management sector subject to divestments (Stericycle/Sterile Technologies Group)
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