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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $600
Current Penalty $200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 02/02/1987 03/13/1987 $100 $300 $0 03/02/1987 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19101200 E01 02/02/1987 02/26/1987 $100 $300 $0 03/02/1987 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19101200 H02 IV 02/02/1987 03/20/1987 $0 $0 $0 03/02/1987 -
  4. 02001 Other 19100020 G02 02/02/1987 02/17/1987 $0 $0 $0 03/02/1987 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14317598 Event: 08/18/1986Employees Suffered Minor Chemical Burns After Reactor Burst
EMPLOYEES #1 AND #2 WERE FORMULATING AN ANTIMALARIAL DRUG, USING GLYCERIN, SULFURIC ACID, ANISOL AND IODINE AS COMPONENTS. THE CHEMICALS WERE BEING MIXED IN A CLOSED REACTOR. AN UNCONTROLLED EXOTHERMIC REACTION OCCURRED, CAUSING THE REACTOR TO RUPTURE. A VAPOR CLOUD WAS RELEASED. BOTH EMPLOYEES SUFFERED MINOR CHEMICAL BURNS AND LEG INJURIES WHEN THEY EVACUATED THE PLANT.
Keywords: rupture, chemical reaction, chemical burn, toxic fumes, chemical, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 17701384 Occupation Not Listed

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