Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Linde
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol LIN)
Headquartered in: 
United Kingdom
Major Industry: 
industrial services
Specific Industry: 
industrial gas
Penalty total since 2000: 
$33,561,683
Number of records: 
112
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
competition-related offenses$11,252,5002
healthcare-related offenses$10,000,0001
government-contracting-related offenses$8,713,4726
environment-related offenses$1,644,33229
safety-related offenses$1,086,06862
Top 5 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act$11,235,0001
HHS civil monetary penalties$10,000,0001
False Claims Act and related$8,617,0004
environmental violation$1,644,33229
railroad safety violation$770,44037
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual 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. The totals are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

ACETYLENE OXYGEN; AGA GAS; ARGYLE WELDING SUPPLY CO INC; BOC; BOC DIVISION OF LINDE GROUP; Lincare Holdings, Inc.; Lincare Inc.; LINDE; LINDE GAS CLEAR LAKE PLANT 482010155600011; LINDE GAS CLEAR LAKE PLANT 482010155600050; LINDE GAS LA PORTE SYNGAS PLANT; LINDE GAS NORTH AMERICA LLC; LINDE GAS OF PUERTO RICO; NUCO2; PRAXAIR; PRAXAIR CANADA; PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION INC.; PRAXAIR INC - GEISMAR PLANT; PRAXAIR TEXAS CITY; PRAXAIR TEXAS CITY HYDROGEN COMPLEX; PRAXAIR, INC. - KINGMAN FACILITY; SERMATECH [...]

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Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.

For an overview of assistance this company is receiving under the CARES Act, see its Covid Stimulus Watch summary page here.


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PRAXAIR, INC. railroad safety violation 2011 FRA $5,000
PRAXAIR, INC. railroad safety violation 2015 FRA $5,000
PRAXAIR, INC. railroad safety violation 2008 FRA $5,000
Praxair, Inc. labor relations violation 2002 NLRB $5,000
BOC Gases railroad safety violation 2002 FRA $5,000
Praxair Inc. railroad safety violation 2002 FRA $5,000
Praxair Inc. railroad safety violation 2004 FRA $5,000
Praxair Inc. railroad safety violation 2008 FRA $5,000
Praxair Canada, Inc. railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $5,000
PRAXAIR, INC. environmental violation 2007 EPA $5,000
PRAXAIR, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $5,000
BOC Gases environmental violation 2004 EPA $5,000
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