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Stolen Pharmaceutical Products from GlaxoSmithKline - Addendum

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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.

NDCDescriptionLot #Quantity
(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:
Brian Goldsworthy
Director Corporate Security and Investigations – Americas
919.483.9982 office
919.302.6511 mobile

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