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Company: Fresenius Kabi Ltd
Current Parent CompanyFresenius SE & Co.
Company City/Town: Runcorn
Company Nation/Region: England
Penalty: £505,900
Year: 2015
Date: 9 July, 2015
Offence Group: safety-related offences
Offence Type: drug or medical equipment safety violation
Violation Description: A major healthcare company and a sister company that sold a range of ready-to-use pharmaceutical products it manufactured were sentenced for supplying hospitals with defective pre-filled syringes that contributed to the death of a diabetic patient. Fresenius Kabi Ltd, of Eastgate Way, Manor Park, Runcorn, was fined a total of £500,000 and ordered to pay a further £5,900 in costs after pleading guilty to breaching Sections 64(1) and 67(2) of the Medicines Act 1968. Calea UK Ltd, of the same address, was fined £50,000 with £5,900 costs after also pleading guilty to similar breaches.
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
HQ Country of Parent: Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: dialysis services
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