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Power surge halts rubber production at Tosoh site

Tokyo— Tosoh Corp. has included chloroprene rubber and chlorosulfonated polyethylene among a list of production activities interrupted by an industrial accident at its Nanyo site.

The incident, on 6 April, was caused by an electric fault during construction work on a power plant at the site. A resulting power surge caused power outages, with one contract worker injured through electrocution.

“As the power plant engaged in emergency shutdown, safety systems were triggered which released high-pressure steam,” explained Tosoh.

“This caused unusual sounds but this is part of the…

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