In Cherkasy there was a major leak of mercury

В Черкассах произошла крупная утечка ртути

Seized five rubber tubes with mercury and collected the spilled metal

Rescuers picked up nine kilograms of mercury that has become the largest operation of demercurization in 2018.

On the premises Cherkassygazstrojj staff identified mercury spill. Arrived on a call rescuers have collected a total of nine kilograms of toxic substances. On Tuesday, September 4, reports a press-service gschs in the Cherkasy region.

It is noted that the incident occurred on 3 September.

“On the territory of KP Cherkassygazstrojj discovered spill half a kilogram and five rubber flask with toxic substance weighing nine pounds. This is the largest amount of mercury, which was simultaneously withdrawn at the scene this year”, – stated in the message.

Collected mercury transferred for disposal.

We will remind, in July in Uman the staff of SBU detained the seller of mercury.

Earlier in Kharkiv metro broke a beaker of mercury.

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