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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

2002 FDA Consent Decree

Schering-Plough entered into a consent decree with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and agreed to pay $500 million to to resolve issues involving the company’s compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) at manufacturing facilities in New Jersey and Puerto Rico. The agreement covered violations dating back to 1998 involving the prodution of hundreds of products, including the allergy medicine Claritin.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
Health and Human Services
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Announcement
5/17/2002
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Schering-Plough Corporation $500,000,000
Further Information Released
Consent Decree 3/12/2010
Schering-Plough Press Release 3/11/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database