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Formosa Plastics (288), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #104122
State Police #08-1110
Accident Date2008-03-20
Report Date 2010-03-26
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
Vinyl Chloride2 mgaskey into caustic mixer lineNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

1" gasket leak into the caustic mixer line. VCM release.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Isolated the line to stop the leak.