Accident Description

Accident: DuPont La Porte Facility Toxic Chemical Release

Location: Location: La Porte, TX

Accident Occured On: 11/15/2014 | Final Report Released On:

Accident Type: Release

Investigation Status: The CSB's investigation is currently ongoing

The accident at DuPont’s facility, located east of Houston, killed four workers and injured a fifth when methyl mercaptan, a toxic chemical used in the company’s insecticide and fungicide manufacturing process, was released.

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