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GlaxoSmithKline experienced a cargo theft at approximately 7:30 AM on Friday, January 29, 2010, in the Bayamon district of Puerto Rico. Two armed men overpowered the vehicle driver and hijacked a portion of the load containing GSK Pharmaceuticals that was in transit from the Contract Distribution Center, Cesar Castillo. GSK is working with U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Criminal Investigations and the Atlanta District Office (FDA), and other law enforcement officials to recover the product that was stolen.
The products and quantities stolen are listed below.
(Unit of Sale)
|0173-0697-00||Advair Diskus 500/50mcg 60 Dose||9ZP2144||2|
|0007-5500-40||Albenza 200mg 112s||9B001||4|
|0007-3152-13||Avandaryl 4mg/2mg 30s||9ZP2540||48|
|0029-3159-00||Avandia 4mg 90s||9ZP2237||48|
|0029-1527-22||Bactroban Cream 15gm||C433259||160|
|0007-4139-20||Coreg 3.125 100s||MTSR1212||4|
|0007-3370-13||Coreg CR 10mg 30s||9ZP4771||96|
|0007-3371-13||Coreg CR 20mg 30s||9ZP0413||95|
|0007-3372-13||Coreg CR 40mg 30s||9ZP3661||224|
|0007-3373-13||Coreg CR 80mg 30s||9ZP3920||16|
|0173-0201-55||Daraprim 25mg 100s||A44519||3|
|0173-0470-01||Epivir 150mg 60s||9F004||3|
|0173-0470-01||Epivir 150mg 60s||9K007||9|
|0173-0662-00||Epivir HBV 100mg 60s||9D003||1|
|0173-0471-00||Epivir Oral 10mg/ml 240ml||9E003||12|
|0173-0719-20||Flovent HFA 110mcg 120 Actuation||F0638||48|
|58160-825-51||Havrix 720 ELU Tip Lok 10s||AHAVB371BA||1|
|0173-0260-35||Lanoxin Inj 0.5mg/2ml 50s||8M920||2|
|0173-0713-25||Myleran 2mg 50s||809980||1|
|0007-4883-13||Requip XL 6mg 30s||9ZP3419||2|
|0173-0750-00||Treximet 85mg/500mg 9s||8ZP2362||60|
In addition to the prescription products listed above, certain lots of retail-ready consumer healthcare products were also involved in the theft. The products stolen were full cases of a wide variety of products, including Tums antacid, Sensodyne toothpaste and Poligrip Denture Adhesive and Ecotrin aspirin.
Updated February 28, 2010
GlaxoSmithKline point of contact:
Director Corporate Security and Investigations – Americas