Re: Photo: GATX 31197 & 54877 At DuPont Plant (1940)

Steve Summers

No, that was Methyl Isocyanate in Bophal.  Nevertheless Hydrogen Cyanide is nasty.

On Sep 29, 2020, at 12:11 PM, David Wiggs <bigwiggs@...> wrote:

Notice the picture caption says Hydrogen Cyanide.  Seriously doubt that since the guy on the tanker has no respiratory protection.  It was a hydrogen cyanide disaster at a Union Carbide plant that killed a bunch of people in Boupol, India in the 80s (?).

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