In re Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) Antitrust Litig., 2:06-MD-01768 (E.D. Pa.)

An antitrust class action brought on behalf of all individuals and entities who, within the United States purchased Methyl Methacrylate (“MMA”) or Polymethyl Methacrylate (“PMMA”) directly from a manufacturer defendant during the Class Period of January 1, 1995 through December 31, 2003.

Methyl methacrylate is a monomer that’s also known as methacrylic acid, methyl ester.  It is key building block for acrylic-based polymers, MMA has applications that include safety glazing, exterior paints, vinyl impact modifiers, adhesives, illuminated light displays, and more.

Settlement recoveries exceeded $15 million.

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