11 September 2012 14:34 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Germany-based petrochemicals major BASF announced it has put out a fire involving hydrosulphite early Tuesday morning at is petrochemicals hub in ?xml:namespace>
BASF said on Monday at around 23:40
One worker was medically examined for irritations to his eyes. There was no emissions impact on neighbouring residents. The cause of the fire is not yet known, the company said.
Hydrosulphite is used as a bleaching agent in the textile, paper, leather and food industries, and various other industries, according to information on BASF’s website.
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