|About the Database
|LDEQ Accident Number
|Amount of Release
|Piping at demineralization skid
|Cause: Automatic isolation valve failed during sulfuric acid injection cycle of water demineralization resin regeneration, allowing sulfuric acid to flow through vent to containment with some reaching the ground.
Notes: Spilled product was contained, equipment isolated, and affected areas were remediated. Report states that estimated release of sulfuric acid was 3200 lbs, estimated quantity recovered was 8000 lbs.