FDA Notices of Judgment Collection, 1908-1966

2756. Adulteration of Meth-O-Sol and alleged misbranding of Benz-Cal-Cin. U. S. v. Crescent-Kelvan Co., Jeremiah T. Roach, and George Duke Lambert. Pleas of not guilty. Tried to the jury. Verdict of guilty. Fine of $1.00 against company; each individual fined $500 and placed on probation for 2 years. Judgment of conviction reversed upon appeal and case retried upon pleas of not guilty. Count 2 dismissed and verdict of guilty returned on count 1. Fine of $1 against company, $100 against defendant Roach, and $150 against defendant Lambert. Imposition of prison sentence suspended and each individual placed on probation for 1 year.

Case Number:
2756
Collection:
Drugs and Devices, 1940-1963
Evidence Numbers:
F. D. C. No. 15500. Sample Nos. 79916-F, 79919-F.
Date Issued:
January 1950
Seizure Dates:
March 7; June 22, 1944
Product Keywords:
Meth-O-Sol; Benz-Cal-Cin
Defendant Names:
Crescent-Kelvan Co., an association, Philadelphia, Pa., Jeremiah T. Roach, president, and George Duke Lambert, secretary-treasurer of the company.
Court Jurisdiction:
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Seizure Location:
Pennsylvania
Shipped From:
Pennsylvania
Shipped To:
Maryland.
Copyright:
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