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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…

Lipitor Webpage Misbranding

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cited Pfizer for violating the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with regard to its Lipitor “Online Resources” webpage. The FDA claimed that the webpage was misleading because it made representations and/or suggestions about the efficacy of Caduet, Chantix, and Norvasc but failed to communicate any risk information associated with the use of these drugs.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
Health and Human Services
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
N/A
Disposition
Investigative Finding
Date of FDA Letter
8/31/2011
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Pfizer, Inc. $0
Further Information Released
FDA Letter 9/7/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database