Cardinal Health, Inc.

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In the Matter of Cardinal Health, Inc., a corporation
FTC Matter/File Number:

0910136

Docket Number:

C-4339

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

On 7/21/2011, the Commission required Cardinal Health, Inc. to reconstitute and sell nuclear pharmacies in Las Vegas, Nevada; Albuquerque, New Mexico, and El Paso, Texas under a settlement order resolving the agency’s charges that Cardinal’s purchase of nuclear pharmacies from Biotech reduced competition for low-energy radiopharmaceuticals in the three cities. On 10/21/2011, the FTC approved a final order settling charges that Cardinal Health, Inc.'s acquisition of three nuclear pharmacies from Biotech was anticompetitive and reduced competition for low-energy radiopharmaceuticals in Las Vegas, Nevada; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and El Paso, Texas. Settlement of the FTC's charges requires Cardinal to reconstitute and sell nuclear pharmacies in the three cities.