The Lethal Injection Information Center is a hub for manufacturers, distributors, and stakeholders interested in preventing the misuse of medicines in lethal injections.
The medical and pharmaceutical communities oppose the misuse of medicines in lethal injection executions.
“We do not condone the use of our medicines in lethal injections for capital punishment.”Johnson & Johnson
“Pfizer makes its products to enhance and save the lives of the patients we serve. Consistent with these values, Pfizer strongly objects to the use of its products as lethal injections for capital punishment.”Pfizer
“McKesson has contractual arrangements with some manufacturers that restrict the sale of certain medicines to certain customers, such as prison systems and others, for lethal injections.”McKesson
“We buy pharmaceuticals directly from manufacturers, and we adhere to their restrictions on the distribution of their products, including those that prohibit the sale of certain products to correctional facilities.”AmerisourceBergen
“Mylan has implemented restricted distribution protocols for certain products to help preclude their unauthorized use for capital punishment”Mylan
“Fresenius Kabi (APP) does not accept orders for Propofol from any departments of correction in the U.S… The use of Propofol for lethal injections is contrary to our mission and not in line with FDA approved indications.”Fresenius Kabi
“We object in the strongest possible terms to the use of any of our products for the purpose of capital punishment.”Hikma
Press & Case Studies
Press coverage of industry action to prevent medicine misuse in capital punishment.
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