Urethane Polyether Polyol Direct Purchaser Settlement

July 22, 2024
2:04-md-1616 US District Court, Kansas District


Plaintiffs claim that, from 1999 through 2004, the Defendant companies unlawfully agreed to fix, raise, maintain or stabilize prices of Polyether Polyol Products sold in the United States. Plaintiffs claim that any person or entity that purchased Polyether Polyol Products directly from any Defendant company during the Class Period paid a higher price than they otherwise would have paid in a competitive market.

Definition of Polyether Polyol Products

Polyether Polyol Products include: 1) propylene oxide-based polyether polyols; 2) monomeric or polymeric diphenylmethane diisocyanates (MMDI or PMDI is collectively “MDI”); 3) toluene diisocyanates (“TDI”); 4) MDI-TDI blends; or 5) propylene oxide-based polyether polyol systems (except those that also contain polyester polyols).


Individuals and entities who, between November 24, 2000 and December 31, 2003 (the “Class Period”), purchased Polyether Polyol Products in the United States or its territories directly from any of the Defendant companies, and not from a distributor or intermediary.


  • Bayer AG, Bayer Corporation and Bayer Material Science LLC
  • BASF Corporation
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • Huntsman International LLC
  • Lyondell Chemical Company
Partial Settlements 
​Dow Chemical Company ​$835,000,000

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