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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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AstraZeneca PLC

14 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $1,320.0M in penalties

AstraZeneca is a British-Swedish pharmaceutical and biotechnology company. It has a portfolio of products for major diseases in areas including oncology, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, infection, neuroscience, respiratory, and inflammation. It also developed a COVID-19 vaccine.

Correspondence Date
FY Rank Contract Awards
2021 #46 $1,876.0M

14 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
9/30/2021 Race and Gender Pay Discrimination at Wilmington, DE Facility
AstraZeneca PLC
$560,000
8/7/2018 False and Misleading Marketing of Seroquel and Crestor
AstraZeneca PLC
$110,000,000
8/30/2016 Improper Payments by Chinese and Russian Subsidiaries
AstraZeneca PLC
$5,522,000
7/6/2015 U.S. ex rel. Streck v. Allergan et al. (Underpayment of Medicaid Rebates)
AstraZeneca PLC
$46,500,000
2/11/2015 U.S. ex rel. DiMattia et al. v. AstraZeneca (Nexium Kickbacks and False Claims)
AstraZeneca PLC
$7,900,000
8/11/2011 Idaho Average Wholesale Price Lawsuit
AstraZeneca PLC
$2,500,000
6/2/2011 Sex Discrimination at Philadelphia Business Center
AstraZeneca PLC
$250,000
3/10/2011 Seroquel State Attorney General Lawsuits
AstraZeneca PLC
$68,500,000
10/6/2010 Hawaii Average Wholesale Price Litigation
AstraZeneca PLC
$0
8/10/2010 Seroquel Product Liability Litigation
AstraZeneca PLC
$200,000,000
4/27/2010 Off-Label Marketing of Seroquel
AstraZeneca PLC
$520,000,000
10/19/2009 Failure to Pay Appropriate Rebates to State Medicaid Programs
AstraZeneca PLC
$2,600,000
1/22/2004 Overcharging Florida Medicaid for Zoladex
AstraZeneca PLC
$807,826
6/20/2003 Illegal Pricing and Marketing of Zoladex
AstraZeneca PLC
$354,900,000

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