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ID:

305

Date:

2008-04-24

Headline:

FDA report shows problems at Merck vaccine plant

Reporter's name:

Karl Stark

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Philadelphia Inquirer

City:

Philadelphia, PA

Summary:

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) documented what experts called "serious problems" with manufacturing practices at a Merck pharmaceutical plant near Philadelphia, although the company maintains it caught the problems and they did not affect the final product. The paper obtained a 21-page unpublished report using the federal Freedom of Information Act.

Keywords:

drugs, Merck

URL:

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/homepage/18099659.html


Agencies:

FDA

States:

PA

Categories:

drug safety


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