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KV Pharmaceutical fined $600,000 in misdemeanor violation of failing to file field reports.

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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KV PHARMACEUTICAL TO PAY $600,000 IN MISDEMEANOR GUILTY PLEA in Greenbelt, Md. federal court to "two counts of failing to file a field alert notice and two counts of distributing misbranded drugs in interstate commerce," the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office announced May 8. The company has agreed to pay a fine of $500,000 plus $100,000 for investigative costs related to the 18-month inquiry by FDA and the Department of Justice. The firm has three and a half years to pay the fine.

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