Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mylan Specialty, L.P.
Current Parent Company: 
Mylan
Penalty: 
$250,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
November 7, 2013
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Secondary Offense: 
false advertising
Violation Description: 

Pfizer and Mylan agreed to pay a total of $625,000 in settlement of charges they ran a deceptive advertisement overstating the effectiveness of EpiPen.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
HQ Country of Parent: 
Netherlands (reincorporated for tax reasons)
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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