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Transport incident involving the failure of a plastic intermediate bulk container (IBC) containing a mixture of hydrofluoric and sulphuric acids

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Information:

On 13 August 2008, a plastic intermediate bulk container (IBC) containing a mixture of hydrofluoric and sulphuric acids (4% and 20%, respectively) cracked as it was being transported by truck. The container apparently failed as the truck travelled over a speed hump.



Organisation:

Department of Consumer and Employment Protection

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Jurisdiction:

Relates to Western Australia (WA)

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Information:

PDF Document
Coverage:

Western Australia

Author:

DCEP

Publisher:

Government of Western Australia

Published:

28 Aug 2008



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