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SUMYKHIMPROM PRESS OFFICE STATEMENT

ACCIDENT AT PJSC SUMYKHIMPROM ELIMINATED. THERE IS NO THREAT TO THE POPULATION.

 

On March 21, 2022, at 02:58, an emergency situation occurred at the state enterprise Sumykhimprom. As a result of the shelling of the plant, an ammonia pipeline in the department of complex mineral fertilizers was damaged.

As a result of the depressurization of the pipeline, emergency protection systems were triggered, with a slight leakage of ammonia. Currently, the consequences of the emergency have been completely eliminated by the own forces and the State Emergency Service (SES).

The pipeline is sealed, a special bandage is imposed. SES units have completed works on the deposition of the ammonia cloud.

There is no threat to the population and the environment. The staff of the enterprise and SES employees showed courage and coordination during the liquidation of the accident consequences, all actions took place in a clear accordance with the Emergency Management Plan. Unfortunately, one of the enterprise’s employees was injured but he has already received emergency medical care. Employees of PJSC Sumykhimprom launched regular works to restore the technological process.

The plant was immediately shut down on the first day of the war – February 24, 2022.