Associated Octel Company Limited, The, In the Matter of

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In the Matter of The Associated Octel Company Limited
FTC Matter/File Number:

9910288

Docket Number:

C-3913

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

Associated Octel settled charges that its acquisition of Oboadler Company would eliminate direct competition and raise prices in the highly concentrated market for the manufacture and sale of lead antiknock compounds. Under terms of the order, Octel agreed to supply Oboadler's current distributor, Allchem Industries, Inc., with lead antiknock compounds for resale in the United States for 15 years.