Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Cardinal Health
Current Parent Company: 
Cardinal Health
Penalty: 
$34,000,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
December 27, 2016
Primary Offense: 
Controlled Substances Act violation
Violation Description: 

Cardinal Health agreed to pay $34 million in civil penalties to resolve allegations that the distributor failed to report to the Drug Enforcement Administration suspicious orders of Class II controlled substances by pharmacies located in central Florida and Maryland. The settlement also resolved a civil investigation in the Western District of Washington into Cardinal Health's failure to maintain adequate records concerning Class II controlled substances in that district.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Drug Enforcement Administration
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: 
wholesalers
Specific Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers-medical supplies
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Parent company note: 
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