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Univar Corrosion Inhibitor Release
- 590 East 100th Avenue, Anchorage AK
- Time/Date of Incident
- The spill incident occurred at approximately 8:30 AM on November 15, 2010. Univar reported the spill to ADEC at 9:10 AM on November 15, 2010.
- Spill Number
- Univar USA, Inc. (Univar) reported to ADEC that approximately 2,460 gallons of liquid Cortron RU 276 corrosion inhibitor was released to soil and gravel while loading a rail car for transport at the Anchorage facility.
- Univar reported to ADEC that the product was being pumped into a 20,000-gallon rail tanker when staff inadvertently opened the upper cargo valve of the tank rather than the air valve, and caused the product to be released to the environment.