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A runaway polymerization is a potentially dangerous reaction in which chemical products form with excessive speed, producing heat that may. Runaway reactions, case studies, lessons learned véronique pasquet, cnrs, ministry of sustainable development, office for the analysis of industrial risks. Jean-pierre bigot, luc vechot, danièle testa, claudia noguera, wilfried minko, et al runaway reaction development of a new experimental. Epa is issuing this case study as part of its ongoing effort to protect human health and the environment by preventing chemical accidents.
- Two runaway reactions occurred in basf within the last five years, fortunately only with property damage in one case an intermediate product decomposed.
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