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Honeywell (289, 183605), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #101817
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State Police #07-4396
Accident Date2007-12-19
Report Date 2011-07-18
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
Chlorodifluoromethane3 h 30 mG-22 relief valveYESNOYES3,580.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

During operation of the G-22 unit the South Joy compressor was over pressurized causing a relief valve in the inner cooler portion of the machinery to lift. The relief valve failed to reseat properly causing a realase of 3580 lbs of Chlorodifluoromethane (G-22).

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions