Danco Laboratories

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Danco Laboratories is a pharmaceutical distributor located in midtown Manhattan which distributes the abortifacent drug mifepristone under the brand name Mifeprex. Mifeprex is the only drug distributed by Danco, although the company plans to expand to other drugs in the future. Danco is a LLC which was incorporated in 1995.[1]

Danco does not give information about the manufacture of its drug,[2] but it has been reported by CBS News to be made in China by Hua Lian Pharmaceutical Co.[3] As of 2000, the plant met all applicable FDA standards.

Danco is a private company that does not disclose the names of its investors, but stated that "[Investors] included wealthy individuals and foundations that supported abortion rights."[4] In April 2018, Danco Laboratories got approval to market Mifeprex in the U.S. as the abortion drug.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Abortion Pill Maker Revealed". CBS News. Oct 13, 2000.
  2. ^ "Abortion Pill Distributor Energized By New Mission". The New York Times. Sep 30, 2000.
  3. ^ "Abortion Pill Maker Revealed". CBS News. Oct 13, 2000.
  4. ^ "Abortion Pill Distributor Energized By New Mission". The New York Times. Sep 30, 2000.
  5. ^ "How A Drugmaker Turned The Abortion Pill Into A Rare-Disease Profit Machine". Washington Post. Retrieved 2018-10-23.
  6. ^ "Abortion Drug Serves Secondary Purpose to Cushing Community". Rare Disease Report. Retrieved 2018-10-23.