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Organic peroxid cartel

December 2003

European Commission

The European Commission has imposed fines totalling nearly €70 mil lion on Atofina, Peroxid Chemie, Laporte (now known as Degussa UK Holdings), Perorsa and AC Treuhand AG for operating a cartel in the market for organic peroxide products, a chemical used in the plastic and rubber industries. Microeconomix advised Atofina.