Flammability: Highly flammable
Flammable Range: 5.3% to 26% (concentration in air)
Methyl Isocyanate is on the Hazardous Substances List and is regulated by OSHA and cited by ACGIH, DOT, EPA and others.
Is on the Special Health Hazard Substance List because it is flammable and reactive.
Chemicals Dumped by Union Carbide in Bhopal
Haphazard dumping of Hazardous Material
Units in parts per billion (ppb)
Additionally, Dichlorobenzenes and Trichlorobenzenes were found in the soil and water samples.
Toxic Materials in Soil and Water
Lead, Nickel, Copper, Chromium, Hexachlorocyclohexane and chlorobenzenes were found in soil samples.
Mercury was found to be between 20,000 to 6,000,000 times the standard level in soil.
Compensation of $470 million ($500 per dead).
Twenty years of passiveness.
Case was reviewed and put up in American Court.
DOW Refused Union Carbide’s Liabilities in Bhopal, India.
120,000 SEVERELY AFFECTED
…And you thought only weapons
could cause Mass Destruction