Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CareFusion Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Becton Dickinson
Penalty: 
$40,100,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
January 9, 2014
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Secondary Offense: 
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Violation Description: 

CareFusion Corp. agreed to pay the government $40.1 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks and promoting its products for uses that were not approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

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: 
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.