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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Pharmacia & Upjohn Company LLC
Current Parent CompanyPfizer
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Penalty: $15,000,000
Year: 2007
Date: April 2, 2007
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: Pfizer announced that its subsidiary Pharmacia & Upjohn Company LLC had entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement with the Department of Justice that included a fine of $15 million to address the improper promotion of its human growth hormone Genotropin, which Pfizer said it had discovered and self-reported to the Department of Justice, the FDA and the Office of the Inspector General within the first month following completion of the Pharmacia acquisition.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: U.S. Attorney-District of Massachusetts
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
Prosecution Agreement: deferred prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New York
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
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