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“In 1925, BASF merged with Bayer, Hoechst and three other companies to form I.G. Farbenindustrie AG. Between 1933 and 1945, I.G. Farben played a central role in the Nazi economy. During World War II, the company manufactured poison gas, Zyklon B, used at extermination camps and employed forced and slave labor. Several company directors and senior managers were tried for war crimes and crimes against humanity.”

The crazy thing is that BASF still makes the ingredients for Zyklon B (hydrogen cyanide gas). And Zyklon B is still sold (as an rodenticide) albeit by another company under a different trade name…

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