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Vizag plant gas leak | Here's a lowdown on the poisonous gas Styrene

The styrene gas has grabbed headlines after it leaked from a LG Polymers plant in Visakhapatnam in the early hours of May 7.
May 7, 2020 / 05:23 PM IST
A chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in Visakhapatnam has killed more than seven people. The incident occurred on early May 7 making many suffer difficulties in breathing and other problems. Synthetic chemical styrene leaked from the industrial plant left people struggling to breathe and collapsing in the streets as they tried to flee. Many are not aware of the chemical that choked Vizag. Here is all you need to know about styrene. (Image: News18 Creative)
A chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in Visakhapatnam has killed 11 people. The incident occurred on early morning on May 7. Synthetic chemical styrene leaked from the industrial plant, leading people to collapse in the streets.. Here's a lowdown on styrene. (Image: News18 Creative)
Is it toxic? (Image: News18 Creative)
Is it toxic? (Image: News18 Creative)
Where is it used? (Image: News18 Creative)
Where is it used? (Image: News18 Creative)
What is it used for? (Image: News18 Creative)
What is it used for? (Image: News18 Creative)
Why is styrene used to make plastic? (Image: News18 Creative)
Why is styrene used to make plastic? (Image: News18 Creative)
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first published: May 7, 2020 05:23 pm

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