Vehicle fire connected to alcohol hand sanitizer storage (Waukegan Fire Department)

Waukegan Fire Department Warns Motorists Not to Store Hand Sanitizers in Vehicles During Hot Summer After Vehicle Fire

665 NFPA Journal’s Angelo Verzoni interviews Guy Colonna, director of Technical Services at NFPA, about whether hand sanitizer can spontaneously ignite in a hot car. This topic has come up as we enter the warmer […]

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Chicago Tribune’s Charles Selle Decries Lack of Legal Attention to Ethlyene Oxide Emissions Compared to AB Specialty Silicones’ Explosion Effect on Environment

32 A lawsuit filed in June 2019 in Lake County Circuit Court against AB Specialty Silicones complains that the explosion and fire created air pollution and that the resulting firefighting operations resulted in chemicals and […]