Sigma denies medicines were left in 40-degree heat

Company says there is no evidence to back workers’ claims

Sigma Healthcare has strongly denied allegations about poor quality control and processes at its medicines warehouses.

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Current and former warehouse workers told ABC News that cold chain medicines, including Humira, were left on a warehouse floor for hours.

They also alleged cefalexin, sertraline, diltiazem, glimepiride, flecainide, and OTC medicines and infant formula were left outside on days when the temperature reached the high-30s or above 40 degrees.

A Sigma spokesperson said the company had passed 20 audits in the past