December, 2020

This is a repeating event

202010DecAll DayMünchsmünster Explosion 2005ROG Münchsmünster (DE) Origin: Marsh Industry:PetrochemicalsCountry:GermanyLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Consequence:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Hexane

Summary

A release of hexane created a vapor cloud which was ignited on an electric motor, causing an explosion. This resulted in damage to a process unit and injured 20 people. The plant was eventually replaced.

[ Property Damage $200 Million. Estimated Current Value $280 Million ]


Image credit: Gaulke

Origin

Time

Thu 10 Dec 2020 - Thu 10 Dec 2020

Location

ROG Münchsmünster

Berghauser Weg 50, 85126 Munchsmunster, Germany

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