Ingredient Maker Escapes Liability In Drug Recall Suit

Law360, New York (April 19, 2013, 3:27 PM EDT) -- NuSil Technology LLC on Thursday escaped Guardian Drug Co.'s bid for partial indemnity in Prestige Brands Inc.'s suit over Guardian's alleged contract breach for failing to cover losses stemming from several drug recalls, after a New York federal judge ruled that NuSil had no responsibility to indemnify Guardian.

According to U.S. District Judge Vincent L. Briccetti, silicone compound maker NuSil can't be held responsible for any of over-the-counter drug distributor Prestige’s claims against Guardian — a drug manufacturer — related to a recall of pediatric gas...
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