Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Schering-Plough Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Merck
Penalty: 
$500,000,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
May 1, 2002
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
drug or medical equipment safety violation
Violation Description: 

Schering-Plough agreed to pay $500 million to resolve allegations that the company did not comply with Food and Drug Administration regulations in its manufacture of drugs.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
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: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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