2005-10-06 - Formosa Plastics Propylene Explosion

at October 6, 2005.

A forklift towing a trailer collided with a line containing highly flammable liquid propylene, causing a release and a vapor cloud explosion in the Olefins II unit at the
Formosa Plastics Corporation, USA,
(Formosa) Point Comfort, TX, complex
Sixteen workers were injured, the process unit was heavily damaged, and a nearby school was evacuated.

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