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Environmental, Health & Safety :: Plant & Personnel Safety :: Overpressure & Runaways

September 15, 2009

Chemical Safety Board finds explosion was caused by cooling system failure in a runaway reaction

Dorothy Lozowski

The massive December 2007 explosion and fire at T2 Laboratories in Jacksonville, Fla. was caused by a runaway chemical reaction that likely resulted from an inadequate reactor cooling system, investigators from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB...

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