11 November 2012 18:54 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS)--The chemical explosion at a pharmaceuticals plant east of ?xml:namespace>
The worker, who had suffered burns covering up to 90% of his body in Thursday’s explosion at Neptune Technologies & Bioressources’ plant in
Meanwhile, Quebec’s labour safety agency CSST suspended recovery and clean-up work at the site because of explosion risks from the remaining acetone, spokeswoman Julie Fournier said in a media briefing.
Fournier said that the exact amount of acetone remaining on the site was not known. Officials estimated that about 27,000 litres remained. Initially, they had talked about 15,000 litres.
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