Tosoh restarts chloride monomer plant at Nanyo complex

Tosoh restarts chloride monomer plant at Nanyo complex

7:39 AM, 31st July 2012
Tosoh restarts chloride monomer plant at Nanyo complex

TOKYO, JAPAN: Tosoh Corporation has approved the restarting of the No 3 vinyl chloride monomer plant at the company’s Nanyo complex. Approval was received on 26 June 2012, and preparation to restart the plant began from 27 June 2012. The plant then resumed operations on 8 July 2012.

The No 3 vinyl chloride monomer plant has an annual capacity of 400,000 metric tonne and is similar to the No 2 vinyl chloride monomer plant where the accident occurred on 13 November 2011. The company plans to manage the plant operations with the most comprehensive safety assurance system possible.

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