Alco Industries, Inc. v. DuPont Dow Elastomers, LLC, 1:04 CV 00588 (D.D.C.).

An antitrust class action alleging price-fixing of Polychloroprene Rubber (“PCP”) by defendant DuPont Dow Elastomers LLC (“DDE”) and its co-conspirators during the Class Period of January 1, 1999 to December 31, 2003.

Polychloroprene is used primarily for gaskets, cable jackets, tubing, seals, O-rings, tire-sidewalls, gasoline hoses and weather-resistant products such as wet suits and orthopedic braces. It is also used as a base resin in adhesives, electrical insulations and coatings.

The settlement with DDE was $36 million.

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