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Release Of Acrolein In RHONE

Release of acrolein in RHONE

  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
20 t of acrolein was released into the Rhone River. The manufacturing unit was undergoing its annual shutdown at the time and the neutralisation ponds (2 x 250 m³) were under repair. For the last four months, the tank cleaning[...]
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Reaction Runaway And Dioxin Release

Reaction runaway and dioxin release

  • Accident report
  • ITALIE
A chemical plant that had stopped its production for the weekend released a toxic cloud containing 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxin into the atmosphere : 6½ hours earlier, at the end of the shift, the production cycle of 1,2,4,5-trichlorophenol had been stopped while only[...]
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