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ANTITRUST DIVISION
Sherman Act Violations Yielding a Fine of $10 Million or More
Defendant (FY) Product Fine
($ Millions)
Geographic Scope Country
F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Ltd. (1999) Vitamins $500 International Switzerland
BASF AG (1999) Vitamins $225 International Germany
Infineon Technologies AG (2004) DRAM $160 International Germany
SGL Carbon AG (1999) Graphite Electrodes $135 International Germany
Mitsubishi Corp. (2001) Graphite Electrodes $134 International Japan
UCAR International, Inc. (1998) Graphite Electrodes $110 International U.S.
Archer Daniels Midland Co. (1996) Lysine & Citric Acid $100 International U.S.
Takeda Chemical Industries, Ltd. (1999) Vitamins $72 International Japan
Bayer AG (2004) Rubber Chemicals $66 International Germany
Bilhar International Establishment (2002) Construction $54 International Liechtenstein
Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd. (2000) Sorbates $53 International Japan
ABB Middle East & Africa Participations AG (2001) Construction $53 International Switzerland
Crompton (2004) Rubber Chemicals $50 International U.S.
Haarmann & Reimer Corp. (1997) Citric Acid $50 International German Parent
HeereMac v.o.f. (1998) Marine Construction $49 International Netherlands
Sotheby's Holdings Inc. (2001) Fine Arts Auctions $45 International U.S.
Odfjell Seachem AS (2003) Parcel Tanker Shipping $42.5 International Norway
Eisai Co., Ltd. (1999) Vitamins $40 International Japan
Hoechst AG (1999) Sorbates $36 International Germany
Bayer Corporation (2004) Polyester Polyols $33 International German Parent
Showa Denko Carbon, Inc. (1998) Graphite Electrodes $32.5 International Japan
Philipp Holzmann AG (2000) Construction $30 International Germany
Arteva Specialties (2003) Polyester Staple $28.5 International Luxembourg
Daiichi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (1999) Vitamins $25 International Japan
Nippon Gohsei (1999) Sorbates $21 International Japan
Pfizer Inc. (1999) Maltol/Sodium Erythorbate $20 International U.S.
Fujisawa Pharmaceuticals Co. (1998) Sodium Gluconate $20 International Japan
Jo Tankers, B.V. (2004) Parcel Tanker Shipping $19.5 International Netherlands
Dockwise N.V. (1998) Marine Transportation $15 International Belgium
Dyno Nobel (1995) Explosives $15 Domestic Norwegian Parent
F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Ltd. (1997) Citric Acid $14 International Switzerland
Merck KgaA (2000) Vitamins $14 International Germany
Degussa-Huls AG (2000) Vitamins $13 International Germany
Akzo Nobel Chemicals, BV (2001) Monochloracetic Acid $12 International Netherlands
Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft (2003) Monochloracetic Acid $12 International Germany
Ueno Fine Chemicals Industry, Ltd. (2001) Sorbates $11 International Japan
Eastman Chemical Co. (1998) Sorbates $11 International U.S.
Jungbunzlauer International AG (1997) Citric Acid $11 International Switzerland
Lonza AG (1998) Vitamins $10.5 International Switzerland
De Beers Centenary AG (2004) Industrial Diamonds $10 International Switzerland
Morganite, Inc. (2003) Carbon Products $10 International British parent
Akzo Nobel Chemicals, BV & Glucona, BV (1997) Sodium Gluconate $10 International Netherlands
ICI Explosives (1995) Explosives $10 Domestic British Parent
Mrs. Baird's Bakeries (1996) Bread $10 Domestic U.S.
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (1996) Lysine $10 International Japan
Kyowa Hakko Kogyo, Co., Ltd. (1996) Lysine $10 International Japan

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