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Formosa Plastics (288), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #121465
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State Police #10-0576
Accident Date2010-02-11
Report Date 2010-02-18
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: No

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Hydrogen Chlorideno information givenFurnace A (point source 230A)NONONO143.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Permission emissions limit was exceeded at Furnace A. A tube in the furnace convection section had failed. 143 lbs of HCL was emitted. No reportable quantity was exceeded.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

No information given