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BRIEF-Baxter provides update on Puerto Rico recovery status post Hurricane Maria

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Baxter International Inc

* Baxter provides update on Puerto Rico recovery status post Hurricane Maria

* Baxter International Inc - company expects to mitigate earnings impact from Hurricane Maria

* Baxter International Inc - resumed limited production at all Puerto Rico manufacturing sites

* Baxter International Inc - Baxter’s three Puerto Rico manufacturing sites sustained minimal structural damage from impact of Hurricane Maria

* Baxter - co granted discretion for temporary importation of some products from facilities in Ireland, Australia to support product supply for U.S. market

* Baxter International Inc - company does not manufacture large volume sterile solutions, such as its 1 liter IV solutions, in Puerto Rico Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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