Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

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publicly traded (ticker symbol AZN)
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Penalty total since 2000: 
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Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products$520,000,0001
False Claims Act$411,900,0004
kickbacks and bribery$4,325,0001
employment discrimination$600,0002
environmental violation$21,1251

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

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AstraZeneca LP off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products 2010 FDA $520,000,000
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP False Claims Act 2003 DOJ_CIVIL $354,900,000
AstraZeneca LP False Claims Act 2015 DOJ_CIVIL $46,500,000
AstraZeneca LP False Claims Act 2015 DOJ_CIVIL $7,900,000
AstraZeneca PLC kickbacks and bribery 2016 SEC $4,325,000
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals False Claims Act 2009 DOJ_CIVIL $2,600,000
AstraZeneca employment discrimination 2008 private lawsuit-state $350,000
AstraZeneca employment discrimination 2011 OFCCP $250,000
MEDIMMUNE DISTRIBUTION LLC environmental violation 2005 EPA $21,125
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