Bhopal Presentation--Germany

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Bhopal Gas Tragedy
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Preview Amongst the worst Industrail Disasters of its time. Occurrence: 3 rd  December 1984. Place of occurrence: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. Company: Union Carbide Corporation. Chemical: Methyl Isocyanate (27 tons) 
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Among the 500,000 people exposed to the gas, 20,000 have died till date and 120,000 continue to suffer devastating health effects as a result of their exposure.
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Bhopal Scenario Union Carbide Corporation
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Union Carbide Corporation Started in 1969 in bhopal Phosgene, Monomethlyamine, Methyl Isocyanate (MIC) and the pesticide  Carbaryl, also known as Sevin. Taken over by DOW Chemicals in 2001. DOW refused Union Carbide’s Liabilities in Bhopal, India.
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Toxic Materials in Soil and Water
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Gas Vent Scrubber Gas Vent Scrubber Stack
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Effects on Human Health Respiratory Disorders  – Irritation to the lungs, causing coughing and/or  shortness of breathing. Higher exposure caused build up of fluids  ( pulmonary edema ). Caused Asthama. Cancer Hazard  – Caused mutation (genetic changes). It caused cancer. Reproductive Hazard
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