Explosion rocks Huntsman facility in Uerdingen, Germany


A nitrogen tank exploded at Huntsman’s white pigment factory at the Uerdingen ChemPark site in Germany, at approximately 2 p.m. CET Wednesday. Huntsman safely and deliberately shut down the affected operations. The incident is currently under investigation.

Fifteen people received medical assistance either on site or in hospital. Two people remain hospitalized for observation. There were no fatalities.

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