Violation Tracker Industry Summary Page

Industry: 
chemicals
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$4,541,697,174
Number of Records: 
3,821
Note: 
The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. The penalty dollar total above is adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the individual records list below.

Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Penalty $Number of Records
Mosaic$851,722,99063
Bayer$574,279,723106
Kolon Industries$360,000,0001
LyondellBasell Industries$298,025,579188
Tronox$275,000,93818
DowDuPont$231,091,736411
Chi Mei Corporation$220,000,0001
CF Industries$195,511,70350
Braskem$160,556,12521
Ecolab$118,430,18356


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parent Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC Mosaic environmental violation 2015 EPA $810,200,000
Kolon Industries Inc. Kolon Industries price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2015 DOJ_CRIMINAL $360,000,000
Tronox Inc. Tronox environmental violation 2010 DOJ $270,000,000
Bayer Corporation Bayer False Claims Act 2003 DOJ_CIVIL $251,000,000
Chi Mei Optoelectronics Chi Mei Corporation price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2009 DOJ_ANTITRUST $220,000,000
CF Industries Inc. CF Industries environmental violation 2010 EPA $176,201,500
Lyondell Chemical Company LyondellBasell Industries environmental violation 2010 USAO $162,000,000
Equistar Chemicals LP LyondellBasell Industries environmental violation 2007 EPA $127,500,000
Sid Richardson Carbon and Energy Company Tokai Carbon environmental violation 2017 EPA $101,489,000
Orion Engineered Carbons, LLC Orion Engineered Carbons environmental violation 2017 EPA $101,350,000
Bayer HealthCare LLC Bayer False Claims Act 2008 DOJ_CIVIL $97,500,000
Braskem S.A Braskem Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2016 DOJ_CRIMINAL $94,800,000
Cabot Corporation Cabot environmental violation 2013 EPA $84,975,000
DuPont Dow Elastomers L.L.C. DowDuPont price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2005 DOJ_ANTITRUST $84,000,000
Monsanto Company Bayer accounting fraud or deficiencies 2016 SEC $80,000,000
DuPont DowDuPont environmental violation 2007 EPA $70,125,000
Bayer AG Bayer price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2004 DOJ_ANTITRUST $66,000,000
Braskem S.A. Braskem Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2016 SEC $65,000,000
W.R. Grace & Co W.R. Grace environmental violation 2014 EPA $63,000,000
RPM International Inc. RPM International False Claims Act 2013 DOJ_CIVIL $60,900,000
Daicel Chemical Industries Ltd. Daicel price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2000 DOJ_ANTITRUST $53,000,000
Rhodia Inc. Solvay environmental violation 2007 EPA $52,000,000
PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer, AA Sulfuric Inc., and White Springs Agricultural Chemicals Inc. Nutrien Ltd. environmental violation 2014 EPA $51,300,000
Crompton Corporation Lanxess price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2004 DOJ_ANTITRUST $50,000,000
Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co. Ltd. Toyo Ink False Claims Act 2012 DOJ_CIVIL $45,000,000
Solvay S.A. Solvay price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2006 DOJ_ANTITRUST $40,800,000
Ecolab Ecolab wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-federal $35,000,000
Bayer Corporation Bayer price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2004 DOJ_ANTITRUST $33,000,000
Mosaic Fertilizer Mosaic environmental violation 2009 EPA $32,400,000
Fluid Recovery Services LLC Aquatech International environmental violation 2013 EPA $30,083,000
MORTON INTERNATIONAL, INC. K + S Group environmental violation 2005 EPA $29,570,075
Ecolab Ecolab wage and hour violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $29,000,000
Ecolab Ecolab wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-state $27,400,000
Chemtura Corporation Lanxess environmental violation 2010 EPA $26,000,000
Morton International Inc. K + S Group environmental violation 2000 EPA $22,000,000
Rhodia Inc. Solvay environmental violation 2004 EPA $18,000,000
Terra Industries Inc. CF Industries environmental violation 2011 EPA $17,625,000
DuPont Chemours environmental violation 2005 EPA $16,500,000
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) DowDuPont environmental violation 2005 EPA $16,500,000
Toray Industries Inc. Toray Industries price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2008 DOJ_ANTITRUST $15,250,000
Innospec Inc. Innospec Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2010 DOJ_CRIMINAL $14,100,000
Bayer Corporation Bayer False Claims Act 2001 DOJ_CIVIL $14,000,000
Ashland Inc. Ashland Inc. environmental violation 2002 EPA $13,050,000
Degussa-Huls AG Evonik Industries price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2000 DOJ_ANTITRUST $13,000,000
Formosa Plastics Corp. Formosa Plastics environmental violation 2009 EPA $12,800,000
Chemtrade Logistics, Chemtrade Refinery Services and Marsulex Chemtrade Logistics environmental violation 2009 EPA $12,700,000
Shintech, Inc. Shin-Etsu Chemical environmental violation 2008 EPA $12,085,000
Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Scotts Miracle-Gro environmental violation 2012 EPA $12,000,000
Innospec Inc. Innospec Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2010 SEC $11,200,000
Trelleborg AB Trelleborg price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2009 DOJ_ANTITRUST $11,000,000
Momentive Performance Materials Momentive Performance Materials labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $10,000,000
Elf Atochem S.A. Arkema price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2002 DOJ_ANTITRUST $8,500,000
BAYER CROPSCIENCE Bayer environmental violation 2018 EPA $8,223,458
CHEMTURA CORPORATION Lanxess environmental violation 2010 EPA $8,137,500
The Scotts Miracle Gro Company Scotts Miracle-Gro environmental violation 2012 EPA (*) $8,023,350
Equistar Chemicals LyondellBasell Industries environmental violation 2008 EPA (*) $7,595,800
Ecolab Ecolab wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-federal $7,500,000
Shintech, Inc. Shin-Etsu Chemical environmental violation 2009 EPA (*) $7,285,004
Sasol North America Sasol environmental violation 2010 EPA $7,250,000
Ecolab Ecolab wage and hour violation 2010 private lawsuit-federal $6,000,000
Ecolab Ecolab wage and hour violation 2017 private lawsuit-federal $5,950,000
Bayer CropScience LP Bayer environmental violation 2015 EPA $5,654,000
Wilbur-Ellis Company Wilbur-Ellis food safety violation 2018 USAO $5,515,124
INEOS ABS USA Corp. Ineos environmental violation 2009 EPA $5,100,000
GEO Specialty Chemicals Inc. GEO Specialty Chemicals price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2016 DOJ_ANTITRUST $5,000,000
PPG Industries PPG Industries wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-federal $5,000,000
Bayer AG Bayer price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2004 DOJ_ANTITRUST $4,700,000
TRONOX PIGMENTS (SAVANNAH), INC. Tronox environmental violation 2011 EPA $4,200,000
IMC PHOSPHATE CO. (NEW WALES FACILITY) Mosaic environmental violation 2016 EPA $4,100,000
FORMOSA PLASTICS CORP LOUISIANA 220330000200163 Formosa Plastics environmental violation 2003 EPA $4,050,000
Mosaic Phosphates, Inc. Mosaic environmental violation 2016 EPA $3,900,000
LANXESS CORPORATION Lanxess environmental violation 2015 EPA $3,340,000
DuPont DowDuPont environmental violation 2010 EPA $3,300,000
E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company DowDuPont environmental violation 2010 EPA $3,300,000
Bayer Corporation Bayer consumer protection violation 2007 FTC $3,200,000
TRELLEBORG AUTOMOTIVE AMERICAS Trelleborg labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $3,200,000
E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company Chemours environmental violation 2018 EPA $3,100,000
FMC Corp FMC Corp. employment discrimination 2001 private lawsuit-federal $3,100,000
E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company DowDuPont environmental violation 2018 EPA $3,100,000
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company Chevron Phillips Chemical environmental violation 2004 EPA $3,000,000
E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., Inc. DowDuPont labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $3,000,000
CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY Chevron Phillips Chemical environmental violation 2004 EPA (*) $3,000,000
PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer, L.P. (National Case)(Lead) Nutrien Ltd. environmental violation 2015 EPA (*) $2,968,750
Koppers Industries, Inc. Koppers environmental violation 2003 EPA $2,900,000
W.R. GRACE & COMPANY (SITES) W.R. Grace environmental violation 2002 EPA $2,821,000
Formosa Plastics Formosa Plastics environmental violation 2013 EPA (*) $2,800,000
Elementis Chromium, Inc. Elementis environmental violation 2013 EPA $2,571,800
Elementis Chromium, LP Elementis environmental violation 2013 EPA (*) $2,571,800
DuPont Chemours environmental violation 2005 EPA $2,550,000
Monsanto Bayer environmental violation 2010 EPA $2,500,000
Dow Chemical Company DowDuPont environmental violation 2011 EPA $2,500,000
DOW CHEMICAL USA DowDuPont environmental violation 2011 EPA (*) $2,500,000
Monsanto Company Bayer environmental violation 2010 EPA (*) $2,500,000
Mosaic Fertilizer Mosaic environmental violation 2009 EPA (*) $2,400,000
P4 Production LLC Bayer environmental violation 2011 EPA $2,275,000
Innospec Inc. Innospec economic sanction violation 2010 OFAC $2,200,000
ATOFINA CHEMICALS (F/K/A)ELF ATOCHEM NORTH AMERICA Arkema environmental violation 2002 EPA $2,200,000
GE PLASTICS SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries) environmental violation 2012 EPA (*) $2,151,524
Calumet Specialty Products Calumet Specialty Products wage and hour violation 2015 private lawsuit-federal $2,100,000
Toray Chemical Korea Inc. dba Woongjin Chemical Toray Industries theft of trade secrets 2014 USAO $2,058,000
Celanese Emulsions GmbH Celanese labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $2,055,000
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