Leak The Sodiaal site was cordoned off, the factory employees evacuated and the population temporarily confined
The Sodiaal dairy, in Quimper, was the scene of a hydrochloric acid leak on November 23, 2022. — < em class="credit">Google Maps
A leak of hydrochloric acid has been detected. detected this Tuesday morning on the dairy factory of the Sodiaal group, at Quimper (Finistere). Alerted around 5 a.m. this morning, the authorities installed a a departmental operations center in order to follow the evolution of this release. According to the Finistère prefecture, the leak “remained contained within the company”s site” Irritating gas evolution has been reported. found but “no injuries” n’is at lament”. The leak occurred within the company Eurosérum Candia, located rue Philippe Le Bon.
The incident led to the evacuation of employees from the factory but also the confinement of employees from businesses in the sector. The circulation axes of the district have been temporarily closed.
What impact on the environment?
The leak was stopped by the firefighters, and in particular their specialized team ;e in technological risks. “There is no more gas release,” promises the prefecture, which has been able to restore circulation.
Analyses are in progress “” in order to determine the possible impacts on the environment”, specify the authorities.