24 January 2013 16:01 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--French prosecutors have begun an investigation into the cause of a mercaptan gas leak from a lubricants additives plant owned by US-based company Lubrizol at ?xml:namespace>
The mercaptan escape, from a batch of products at the plant, began on 21 January. Winds spread the foul-smelling gas through northern
The work involves transferring the affected products into a vat containing a bleach solution that will treat the products and neutralise the mercaptan. After that, the products will be destroyed.
Authorities at the French
Lubrizol, which temporarily shut down production at
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