Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Cardinal Health
Current Parent Company: 
Cardinal Health
Penalty: 
$34,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
October 2, 2008
Primary Offense: 
Controlled Substances Act violation
Violation Description: 

Cardinal Health Inc., one of the nation's largest distributors of pharmaceutical drugs, agreed to settle allegations that it violated federal reporting provisions relating to its handling of certain controlled substances regulated by the Drug Enforcement Administration. Under the agreement between the company and seven U.S. Attorney's Offices, Cardinal Health agreed to pay $34,000,000 in civil penalties for alleged violations of its obligations under the Controlled Substances Act.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
multiple U.S. Attorney Offices
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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