September, 2020

202001SepAll DaySM cloud from a storage tankEPSC Learning Sheet | Styrene Monomer storage needs attention Origin: EPSC Lessons:Asset integrity,Process KnowledgeLanguage:EN

Summary

Styrene Monomer (SM) polymerised exothermally in two storage tanks, evaporating SM that was released from the tank. The toxic gas cloud killed 12 and injured ca 1000 in the area.

Origin

EPSCEuropean Process Safety Centre

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