EU Investigates Bleach Cartel

Law360, New York (August 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The European Commission has accused several chemical companies of conspiring to fix the price of bleach, sending a formal notice to a group of companies that make sodium chlorate.

Regulators confirmed on Thursday that the Commission had sent a formal charge sheet to a number of chemical companies that make the industrial bleach.

“The European Commission can confirm that a statement of objections has been sent to a number of companies regarding their role in a cartel for sodium chlorate, alleging that they violated Article 81...
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