FDA Notices of Judgment Collection, 1908-1966

3436. Misbranding of Vrilium Catalytic Barium Chloride tube. U. S. v. Vrilium Products Co., George C. Erickson, and Robert T. Nelson, Jr. Pleas of not guilty. Tried to the court and jury. Verdict of guilty. Fines of $1,000 against each defendant, plus costs; each individual defendant also sentenced to 1 year in prison. Judgment affirmed on appeal (185 F 2d 3). Petition for certiorari denied by U. S. Supreme Court (340 U. S. 947).

Case Number:
Drugs and Devices, 1940-1963
Evidence Numbers:
F. D. C. No. 21425. Sample Nos. 14616-H, 17656-H.
Date Issued:
September 1951
Seizure Dates:
June 25, 1945
Product Keywords:
Vrilium Catalytic Barium Chloride tube
Defendant Names:
Vrilium Products Co., a corporation, and George C. Erickson, president, and Robert T. Nelson, Jr., vice-president, of the corporation.
Court Jurisdiction:
Northern District of Illinois
Seizure Location:
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