Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Atricure Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
AtriCure
Penalty: 
$3,760,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
February 2, 2010
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Violation Description: 

Atricure Inc., a medical device manufacturer, agreed to pay the United States $3.76 million to resolve civil claims in connection with the promotion of its surgical ablation devices.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Food and Drug Administration referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
medical equipment and supplies
Specific Industry of Parent: 
medical devices
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Parent company note: 
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