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Hydrogen Flouride Emergency Response

SWS Environmental Services Presents: Hydrogen Fluoride Emergency Response It’s a slow day at the station when a call comes in for a hazardous materials spill at a commercial car wash. Dispatch advises the caller reported the spilled hazmat is corrosive, but they did not give a chemical name. ▪ ERG advises guide 153 – Substances Toxic and/or Corrosive based on ...

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DOJ sues ExxonMobil for 2015 explosion records

  HMN-In the wake of last weeks CSB release of findings from the 2015 Torrance refinery explosion, the DOJ is seeking answers to questions about serious safety concerns. Daily Breeze provides more.   The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit seeking answers to many of the same questions residents have long asked about serious safety issues at the Torrance ...

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7 hospitalized after HF leak at refinery

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  HMN-A leak in a refinery Alkylation unit leads to 7 hospitalizations.  The area had just started a maintenance overhaul earlier this week according to Reuters. Hydroflouric Acid is used during alkylation to produce octane boosting components. Seven contract workers were taken to hospital after a hydrofluoric acid leak at Phillips 66’s Ferndale, Washington, refinery on Friday, local media reported. ...

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Hydroflouric Acid aka ‘The Bone Seeker’

Surveillance video from July 19, 2009, fire and explosion at the CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery from Youtube/ Risk Prom Related: Potential Catastrophe could have gassed Los Angeles Tech Ref Info: Hydrofluoric acid Chemical Compound Hydrofluoric acid is a solution of hydrogen fluoride in water. It is a precursor to almost all fluorine compounds, including pharmaceuticals such as fluoxetine, diverse materials such ...

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Potential Catastrophe Could Have Gassed Los Angeles – Patch.com

View More: U.S. News|Live News|More News Videos .cbs-link {color:#4B5054;text-decoration:none; font: normal 12px Arial;}.cbs-link:hover {color:#A7COFF;text-decoration:none; font: normal 12px Arial;}.cbs-pipe {color:#303435;padding: 0 2px;}.cbs-resources {height:24px; background-color:#000; padding: 0 0 0 8px; width: 612px;}.cbs-more {font: normal 12px Arial; color: #4B5054; padding-right:2px;} Source: CBS News and The Patch A potential catastrophe was narrowly avoided when an explosion badly damaged ExxonMobil’s Torrance refinery in February, according ...

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Hydrofluoric acid burns 6 Eden Prairie firefighters, equipment quarantined

Source: Fox9 News KMSP-TV EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (KMSP) – It started out as a business fire on Wednesday, but as Eden Prairie firefighters began taking off their gear, it all changed. “That’s when firefighters were experiencing tingling in their hands and arms, and also we had at least two firefighters developing rashes,” Eden Prairie Fire Chief George Esbensen said. “And ...

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Warwick chemical company pleads guilty to environmental violations

Source: Providence Journal by Tracee M. Herbaugh Posted May 6, 2015 at 12:34 PM Updated May 6, 2015 at 4:17 PM Warwick-based Mann Distribution, LLC, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Providence’s U.S. District Court to violating the Clean Air Act by not following regulations for storing 46,000 pounds of hydrofluoric acid, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office. The company, also known ...

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