Urethane Antitrust Litigation

Welcome to the Urethane Antitrust Litigation Settlement Home Page.

Update January 17, 2017:

Dow Settlement Claim Forms were mailed on January 13, 2017.

The Deadline for submitting Dow Settlement Claim Forms is February 27, 2017

Update December 2, 2016:

The Third and Final BASF and Huntsman Settlement Distribution commenced on
December 1, 2016.

These payments are not related to the settlement with The Dow Chemical Company, which is being administered in a separate claims process.

On February 26, 2016, Class Plaintiffs and The Dow Chemical Company agreed to settle the claims against Dow for $835 million. If you bought Polyether Polyol Products directly from a Defendant at any time from January 1, 1999 through December 31, 2003 in the United States and its territories, your rights may be affected by the settlement with Dow. This website provides information relating to the litigation and the settlement, including the nature of the claims; the parties; and the settlement approval and claims process. The Settlement Agreement is available in the “Case Documents” section of this Website.

The Fairness Hearing was held on July 27, 2016 and the Court approved the Settlement, the Plan of Allocation, and the request for an award of attorney’s fees, incentive awards, and reimbursement of costs and expenses on July 29, 2016. The Court’s orders and the Plan of Allocation are available in the “Case Documents” section of this Website.

Class Members were sent a personalized claim form showing the dollar volume of their eligible purchases. Only your purchases between November 24, 2000 and December 31, 2003 will be eligible for recovery from the Dow Settlement. Claim Forms were mailed on January 13, 2017. The Deadline for submitting Claim Forms is February 27, 2017. A Proof of Claim Form is available here.

You do not need to search your own records or hire a third party to file a claim. Your purchase information is included on your personalized claim form. Further details on the Claims Process are in the FAQ section of this website.

Please consult this website frequently to keep informed of the settlement and claims process.