PFIZER Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: Pfizer
Ownership Structure: publicly traded (ticker symbol PFE)
Headquartered in: New York
Major Industry: pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry: pharmaceuticals
Penalty total since 2000:

$4,660,896,333

Number of records:

71

Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined) Penalty Total Number of Records
healthcare-related offenses $3,373,675,000 10
government-contracting-related offenses $1,109,688,435 19
safety-related offenses $104,014,255 11
competition-related offenses $63,466,568 6
environment-related offenses $4,571,885 19
Top 5 Primary Offense Types Penalty Total Number of Records
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products $3,373,675,000 10
False Claims Act and related $1,109,688,435 19
drug or medical equipment safety violation $103,840,000 5
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act $60,216,568 3
environmental violation $4,571,885 19

Individual Penalty Records:

Click on the company or penalty amount for more information on each case.

Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Pfizer Inc. off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products 2009 FDA $2,300,000,000
Pfizer Inc. False Claims Act and related 2016 DOJ_CIVIL $784,600,000
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products 2013 FDA $490,900,000
Warner-Lambert off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products 2004 FDA $430,000,000
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. False Claims Act and related 2016 MULTI-AG (*) $371,351,180
Pfizer, Inc. kickbacks and bribery 2009 MULTI-AG (*) $331,485,170
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products 2013 MULTI-AG (*) $257,400,000
Warner-Lambert off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products 2004 MULTI-AG (*) $190,000,000
King Pharmaceuticals False Claims Act and related 2005 DOJ_CIVIL $124,000,000
King Pharmaceuticals False Claims Act and related 2006 MULTI-AG (*) $124,000,000
Pfizer Inc. off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products 2008 MULTI-AG $60,000,000
Pfizer Inc. drug or medical equipment safety violation 2012 FDA $55,000,000
Pfizer Corporation False Claims Act and related 2002 DOJ_CIVIL $49,000,000
Pfizer Inc. off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products 2012 MULTI-AG $42,900,000
Alpharma Inc. False Claims Act and related 2010 DOJ_CIVIL $42,500,000
Pfizer Inc. False Claims Act and related 2019 IL-AG $41,047,101
Pfizer off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products 2014 MULTI-AG $35,000,000
Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories Division drug or medical equipment safety violation 2000 FDA $30,000,000
Pfizer Inc. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2012 SEC $26,339,944
Pfizer, Inc. False Claims Act and related 2018 DOJ_CIVIL $23,850,000
Pfizer Inc. False Claims Act and related 2002 MULTI-AG (*) $21,084,700
Wyeth LLC Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2012 SEC $18,876,624
Pfizer Inc. False Claims Act and related 2013 TX-AG $18,170,000
Pfizer H.C.P. Corporation Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2012 DOJ_CRIMINAL $15,000,000
Pfizer Inc. off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products 2011 FDA $14,500,000
Alpharma USPD, Inc. and Purepac Pharmaceutical Co. False Claims Act and related 2011 KY-AG $10,200,000
Pfizer Inc. drug or medical equipment safety violation 2014 NV-AG $9,500,000
Alpharma Inc. False Claims Act and related 2010 MULTI-AG (*) $8,900,000
Pfizer, Inc. and Pharmacia Corporation False Claims Act and related 2010 HI-AG $8,200,000
Pfizer drug or medical equipment safety violation 2003 MULTI-AG $6,000,000
Pfizer, Inc. drug or medical equipment safety violation 2012 OR-AG $3,340,000
Pfizer Inc. and Pharmacia Corp. False Claims Act and related 2012 ID-AG $2,900,000
Pfizer Inc. False Claims Act and related 2011 MULTI-AG (*) $2,621,154
Alpharma, Inc. price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2004 FTC $2,500,000
King Pharmaceuticals LLC environmental violation 2013 EPA $2,200,000
KING PHARMACEUTICALS environmental violation 2013 EPA (*) $2,200,000
Alpharma USPD, Inc., False Claims Act and related 2011 MS-AG $2,010,667
Purepac Pharmaceutical Co., n/k/a Actavis Elizabeth, LLC False Claims Act and related 2011 MS-AG $2,010,667
Wyeth benefit plan administrator violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $2,000,000
Pfizer employment discrimination 2009 private lawsuit-federal $1,365,003
Pfizer Inc. environmental violation 2008 EPA $975,000
Pfizer consumer protection violation 2019 OR-AG $975,000
PFIZER GLOBAL MANUFACTURING environmental violation 2008 EPA (*) $975,000
Alpharma, Inc. price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2004 MULTI-AG $750,000
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals LLC environmental violation 2014 EPA $728,000
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, LLC environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $728,000
Pfizer Inc. consumer protection violation 2018 NY-AG $700,000
Alpharma USPD, Inc. False Claims Act and related 2010 ID-AG $600,000
Purepac Pharmaceutical Co. False Claims Act and related 2010 ID-AG $600,000
Hospira Inc. employment discrimination 2015 OFCCP $400,000
Pfizer Inc. off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products 2013 MA-AG $375,000
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, LLC environmental violation 2016 EPA $190,000
HOSPIRA, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $132,300
SEARLE LTD environmental violation 2002 EPA $95,000
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Company, Inc. environmental violation 2010 EPA $77,000
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals LLC environmental violation 2005 EPA $55,000
Wyeth Rouses Point environmental violation 2008 EPA $44,500
Pfizer Inc. environmental violation 2006 CT-ENV $40,224
Wyeth Biopharma wage and hour violation 2005 WHD $40,187
Wyeth Ayerst Pharmaceuticals environmental violation 2004 EPA $37,000
Pfizer, Inc. environmental violation 2010 CT-ENV $31,266
WYETH PHARMACEUTICALS COMPANY - OTC environmental violation 2000 EPA $25,000
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals environmental violation 2010 EPA $24,650
PFIZER INC / GROTON SITE environmental violation 2005 EPA $22,500
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Ltd. environmental violation 2004 EPA $20,025
Pfizer Inc. railroad safety violation 2002 FRA $11,250
PFIZER, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $9,600
KING PHARMACEUTICALS workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $7,200
PFIZER, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $7,155
HOSPIRA workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $6,750
Pfizer Inc. environmental violation 2012 CA-DPR $6,720

 

 

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