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    MFG Chemical Inc. Toxic Gas Release

    Accident Description

    Accident: MFG Chemical Inc. Toxic Gas Release

    Location: Location: Dalton, GA

    Accident Occured On: 04/12/2004 | Final Report Released On: 04/11/2006

    Accident Type: Reactive Incident

    Investigation Status: The CSB issued its final report on the accident at a news conference in Dalton, Georgia, on April 11, 2006.

    On the evening of April 12, 2004, a chemical reactor overheated at the MFG Chemical manufacturing plant, releasing toxic allyl alcohol vapor. The resulting cloud sent 154 people to a local hospital and forced the evacuation of nearby residents. Vegetation and aquatic life near the plant were killed