Body Sealing Parts – Sotos Class Actions
Auto Parts Class Action

Body Sealing Parts

This class action alleges that the defendants unlawfully conspired to rig bids for and artificially inflate the prices of body sealing products used in new vehicles and other light duty vehicles and sold to dealers and consumers across Canada from January 1, 2000 to September 30, 2012.

Body Sealing Products include with limitation, body-side opening seals, door-side weather stripping glass-run channels, trunk lids, trunk lid weather stripping and other small seals, which are installed in automobiles to keep the interior dry from rain and free from wind and exterior noises.


  • April 2, 2019 – Justice Belobaba certified the action for settlement purposes and approved the notice to the class
  • January 21, 2019 – the plaintiffs entered into a settlement agreement with Nishikawa Rubber Co.

Settlement Agreements

Settlement Agreement with Nishikawa dated January 21, 2019

Order and Decisions

Order of Justice Belobaba dated April 2, 2019 re: Notice of Approval and Consent Certification

Notices to the Class

Long Form Notice of Certification and Settlement Approval