Schering-Plough Corporation was a United States-based pharmaceutical company. It was founded in 1851 by Ernst Christian Friedrich Schering as Schering AG in Germany. In 1971, the Schering Corporation merged with Plough (founded by Memphis area entrepreneur Abe Plough in 1908 ) to form Schering-Plough. On November 4, 2009 Merck & Co. was merged with Schering-Plough with the new company taking the name of Merck & Co.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Schering-Plough Corp
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Schering-Plough Corp $1,810,000 Ruder Finn Inc $0
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Health Issues,
- Medicare & Medicaid,
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Foreign Relations,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 H.R.1 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 H.R.759 Food and Drug Administration Globalization Act of 2009 H.R.1260 Patent Reform Act of 2009 H.R.1298 Pharmaceutical Market Access and Drug Safety Act of 2009 H.R.1427 Promoting Innovation and Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act H.R.1548 Pathway for Biosimilars Act S.260 S.369 Preserve Access to Affordable Generics Act S.515 Patent Reform Act of 2009
RegulationsMentioned in 106 dockets; Submitted to 8 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
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The tables show occurrences of "Schering-Plough Corp" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 1 HHS Meaningful use of Healthcare Information Technology 2009
- Toggle 1 PHMSA Schering-Plough - Permit to Transport Hazardous Materials 2009
- Toggle 1 NIH Public Meeting on Expansion of the Clinical Trial Registry and Results Data Bank 2009
- Toggle 1 FDA Guidance for Industry on Pharmaceutical Components at Risk for Melamine Contamination; Availability 2009
- Toggle 1 FDA Developing a Consolidated Pediatric Rheumatology Observational Registry; Public Workshop 2009
- Toggle 1 FDA Draft Guidance for Industry; Incorporation of Physical-Chemical Identifiers into Solid Oral Dosage Form Drug Products for Anticounterfeiting; Availability 2009
- Toggle 1 FDA Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Importer’s Entry Notice 2009
- Toggle 1 FDA International Conference on Harmonisation; Draft Guidance on S9 Nonclinical Evaluation for Anticancer Pharmaceuticals; Availability. 2009
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 18 FDA Veterinary Feed Directive 2010
- Toggle 12 FDA NADA/ANADA Notices 2009
- Toggle 4 FDA NADA/ANADA Notices 2010
- Toggle 4 FDA Specific Legal and Scientific Requirements be Upheld in the Review of Proposed Generic Copies of Inhalation Products Containing Fluticasone Propionate and/or Salmeterol Xinafoate 2009
- Toggle 3 EPA Identification of Additional Classes of Facilities for Development of Financial Respnsibility Requirements Under Section 108(b): Notice and Request for Comment 2009
- Toggle 3 FDA Permit the Filing of an Abbreviated New Animal Drug Application for an Antimicrobial Concentrate Solution for Swine That Differs in Strength of the Active Ingredient From the Pioneer Product, Nuflor (Florfenicol), Antimicrobial 2.3% Concentrate Solution 2009
- Toggle 3 FSIS Non-Ambulatory Disabled Veal Calves and Other Non-Ambulatory Disabled Livestock at Slaughter; Petitions for Rulemaking 2010
- Toggle 3 DOJ Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Government Entities and Public Accommodations 2010
- Toggle 3 EPA Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Allocation of Essential Use Allowances for Calendar Year 2010 2009
- Toggle 3 EPA National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutant Emissions: Hard and Decorative Chromium Electroplating and Chromium Anodizing Tanks; Group I Polymers and Resins; Marine Tank Vessel Loading Operations; Pharmaceuticals Production; The Printing and Publishing Industry; and Steel Pickling--HCl Process Facilities and Hydrochloric Acid Regeneration Plants 2010
Contractor Misconduct3 Instances
This information is collected by the Project On Government Oversight from press releases, court documents, news reports and other public records. It is not meant to be an exhaustive account of all instances of federal contractor misconduct.
More information on each instance, including primary source documents, is available on POGO's site by clicking on the instance description. More information on POGO's methodology is available here.
|Misconduct Type||Hired By||Incident||Year||Disposition||Penalty|
|Securities||None||Clarinex Securities Fraud Class Action||2009||Settlement||$165,000,000|
|Antitrust||None||Albuterol False Claims||2009||Settlement||$69,000,000|
|Government Contract Fraud||State/Local||Missouri Pricing Lawsuit||2010||Settlement||$31,000,000|
Advisory Committees2 people on 2 committees
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Table shows employees of "Schering-Plough Corp" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Commerce 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 1 person on 1 committee