US firm supplies cleanup products for China oil spill


U.S. foam producer Cellect Plastics LLC says it will be providing its Opflex oil spill cleanup products for use at China’s worst oil spill, the massive July 16 spill caused by a pipeline explosion at the harbor in Dalian, Liaoning province.

Cellect, based in Hyannis, Mass., said in a July 30 statement that its open-celled plastic foam is of particular interest in the Dalian spill because it can be used to detect and absorb oil beneath the surface of the water and to clean animals.

The company also said in the statement it was looking...
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