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Nitric acid spill causes evacuation of 25 workers


  HMN-One of the employees was sent to the hospital with unknown injuries before firefighters arrived. (SF Gate) SANTA ROSA (BCN) A nitric acid spill early Wednesday afternoon caused the evacuation of 25 employees from two businesses in southwest Santa Rosa, the Santa Rosa Fire Department said. One of the employees went to a hospital with unknown injuries before firefighters ...

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Baton Rouge HAZMAT responds to Nitric Acid leak

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HMN-Baton Rouge firefighters were called to the scene of a Nitric Acid leak on Wednesday. While there was no offsite impact, WBRZ reports that 150 gallons of the acid had spilled on site.   BATON ROUGE – Fire crews were dispatched to a nitric acid leak from a chemical trucking facility Wednesday morning. Crews were dispatched to 6735 Airline Highway ...

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Nitric acid prompts hazmat emergency in Arizona

According to ABC15: GLENDALE – Glendale Fire officials say nitric acid at a manufacturing business prompted a two-alarm hazardous materials response on Monday afternoon. Fire officials say employees at an electroplating company near 53rd Avenue and Camelback Road were filling a nitric acid container when it started reacting with aluminum. Phoenix Police Department also provided information about the incident, stating ...

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Hazmat teams respond to nitric acid spill at UPS in New Hartford – Video

Source: WKTV.com NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. – Hazmat crews have responded to what officials are calling a ‘minor’ spill at the UPS building in New Hartford. The call first came in a little before five a.m., and since then the building has been evacuated. The New York Mills Fire Chief says at 3:30 a.m., nitric acid was spilled at the building. ...

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See What Rocket Fuel Does To Gloves – from io9.com

Great chemical awareness training information from: http://io9.com When handling this chemical, wearing certain kinds of gloves might actually be a danger. Here’s how rocket fuel makes a standard lab safety item go up in flames. Nitric acid, HNO3, is not something you want on your hands. It burns your fingers and it leaves distinctive yellow stains. Nitric acid is not ...

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