FMC Corporation, Solutia Inc., and Astaris LL, In the Matter of

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In the Matter of FMC Corporation, Solutia Inc., and Astaris LLC
FTC Matter/File Number:

9910218

Docket Number:

C-3935

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

The consent order requires FMC to divest its phosphorus pentasulfide business in Lawrence, Kansas to Peak Investments, LLC and Solutia Inc.’s phosphate assets in Augusta, Georgia to Societe Chemique Prayon-Rupel to settle charges that the proposed FMC/Solutia joint venture could substantially lessen competition in the United States market for pure phosphoric acid and phosphorus pentasulfide.