Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CareFusion
Current Parent Company: 
Becton Dickinson
Penalty: 
$40,100,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
January 9, 2014
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

CareFusion, a manufacturer of medical and surgical supplies and medical devices, agreed to pay $40.1 million to settle multistate litigation alleging unlawful marketing practices and the payment of kickbacks aimed at promoting sales of its surgical preparation solution, Chloraprep. Also involved in the settlement was the federal government, which issued its own announcement; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-carefusion...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
medical equipment and supplies
Specific Industry of Parent: 
medical supplies
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.