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Fire Rips Through Whyte Group's Hazardous Chemicals Plant in the U.K.

7:38 AM MDT | May 24, 2010 | Alex Scott

A fire has caused extensive damage at the Linthwaite, U.K. manufacturing facilities of Grosvenor Chemicals, a subsidiary of Whyte Group (London), following an explosion during the early hours of this morning. The cause of the blaze has not yet been established.   The company custom manufactures pesticides, pharmaceutical intermediates, and solvents at the site which occupies six acres. Individual products manufactured at large volumes at the site include N,N-diisopropylethylamine, an organic reagent. The company is experienced in handling both...

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