FTC says it closes investigation of Honeywell, Du Pont agreements

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FILE PHOTO: A view of the corporate sign outside the Honeywell International Automation and Control Solutions manufacturing plant in Golden Valley, Minnesota, January 28, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Miller/File Photo (Copyright Reuters 2017)

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Friday it had closed its investigation of several agreements between Honeywell International Inc and E I du Pont de Nemours and Co related to the sale of a next-generation refrigerant in automotive air conditioning systems.

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The commission voted to close the investigation in accordance with a recent initiative to close older, pending investigations where appropriate, it said in a statement.

Reporting by Timothy Ahmann; Writing by Washington Newsroom; Editing by Jonathan Oatis