Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bayer
Current Parent Company: 
Bayer
Penalty: 
$9,600,000,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
June 24, 2020
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

Bayer announced it would pay up to $9.6 billion to settle tens of thousands of claims that the weedkiller Roundup produced by its subsidiary Monsanto causes non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/24/business/roundup-settlement-lawsuits....

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Northern District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
3:16md2741
Case Name: 
In Re Roundup Products Liability Litigation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
chemicals
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Parent company note: 
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