From: Samuella B. Sigmann <sigmannsb**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Safety headlines from Google (13 articles)
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 19:39:14 -0500
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
Message-ID: 28badbba-1ab4-f92e-b5b6-54dd747f43a0**At_Symbol_Here**

On 11/29/2017 7:38 AM, Secretary, ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety wrote:

"They took all necessary precautions to prevent this, but the water was able to get in there and cause a chemical reaction with the fumigant."
I am very sad for the loss of my favorite nut and glad that evidently nobody was injured, but it seems to me that this statement is somewhat oxymoronic. If they had taken "all necessary precautions to prevent this", then water would not have been able to get in...???


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Samuella B. Sigmann, MS, NRCC-CHO

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