Illinois drug manufacturer asks Missouri to return supply of propofol

Thursday, October 10, 2013 | 6:00 p.m. CDT; updated 3:09 p.m. CST, Saturday, February 22, 2014

COLUMBIA — An Illinois drug manufacturer is asking the Missouri Department of Corrections and Gov. Jay Nixon to return vials of propofol purchased through an "unauthorized distributor." The request comes after the state said it returned a separate shipment of the drug to a German manufacturer.