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Process Saety Beacon: Do Not Mix Incompatible Materials in Storage Tanks

February
2017

The incompatible chemicals sulfuric acid and sodium hypochlorite (bleach) were inadvertently mixed during a routine raw material delivery to a plant in Atchison, KS, on Oct. 21, 2016. The chemicals reacted, releasing a cloud of chlorine gas into the surrounding community.

 

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