Report: NECC didn't qualify as drugmaker in 2003

11/13/2012 | Reuters

Massachusetts state officials and the FDA told the New England Compounding Center in 2003 that its drug compounding activities didn't constitute a manufacturing operation that would merit strict federal safety standards, according to a House Energy and Commerce Committee report. Despite evidence of health problems tied to the pharmacy's two drugs in 2002, government health regulators decided to leave oversight of the NECC to a state pharmacy board, the report said.

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