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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Behr Process Corp.
Current Parent CompanyMasco
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Penalty: $107,500,000
Year: 2002
Date: October 30, 2002
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Secondary Offense: false advertising
Violation Description: Behr and its parent Masco Corp. agreed to pay over $100 million to settle litigation alleging it falsely advertised its wood sealants as protecting against mildew damage.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Superior Court of San Joaquin County (CA)
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case Name: In Re: Behr Wood Sealant Cases
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Michigan
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: housewares and home furnishings
Specific Industry of Current Parent: housewares
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