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Scopolamine-n-butylbromide cartel occurred over at least 30 years, CADE says

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 22 Nov 2021 15:07
  • 22 Nov 2021 15:07
An international cartel involving pharmaceutical ingredient scopolamine-n-butylbromide (SnBB), with "possible" effects in Brazil, took place for "at least" 30 years, from 1989 to 2019 — one of the longest-running cartels investigated by the Brazilian competition authority. 

SnBB is an antispasmodic drug which can relieve painful stomach cramps.

The Administrative Council for Economic Defense, or

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