Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Healthpoint Ltd.
Penalty: 
$28,000,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
February 25, 2013
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Violation Description: 

Healthpoint agreed to pay $28 million to 16 states and the federal government to settle allegations that unlawfully marketed its prescription skin ointment Xenaderm for uses not approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The settlement was also announced by the Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-healthpoin...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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