Covidien was an Irish-headquartered global health care products company and manufacturer of medical devices and supplies. Covidien became an independent publicly traded company after being spun off from Tyco International in 2007. It was purchased by Medtronic in a transaction that closed in 2015. The newly merged company is headquartered in Ireland, where Covidien was based.
The Covidien brand name is still used on products.