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Company: Rust-Oleum Corp.
Current Parent CompanyRPM International
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Penalty: $9,300,000
Year: 2017
Date: March 6, 2017
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: product safety violation
Violation Description: Rust-Oleum agreed to pay $9.3 million to settle multi-district litigation alleging it sold deck paint that peeled off and exposed decks to damage.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Northern District of Illinois
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:15cv1364
Case Name: In Re: Rust-Oleum Restore Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Ohio
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
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