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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Phenytoin Sodium UK Price Hike

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) fined Pfizer £84.2 million (US$106 million) for charging the National Health Service excessive prices for the anti-epilepsy drug phenytoin sodium. The CMA found that Pfizer broke competition law by increasing the price of the drug up to 2,600 percent in September 2012 after it was “de-branded,” or no longer subject to price regulation.

Misconduct Type
Antitrust
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Fine Announcement
12/7/2016
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Pfizer, Inc. $106,244,506
Further Information Released
CMA Press Release 12/7/2016

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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database