Truck carrying butyl-A explodes in Zhejiang, China - report

29 January 2013 03:53  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--A truck carrying butyl acrylate (butyl-A) exploded on Hangjinqu Highway in China’s Zhejiang province because of a leakage, state news agency Xinhua reported late on Monday.

No fatalities and injuries were reported from the incident that occurred at around 12:48 local time (04:48 GMT) on 28 January, Xinhua said.

Thirty-seven barrels of butyl-A, packed mostly in plastic buckets, were loaded in the truck, it said.

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