Sulphuric acid leak in Borås

The area around an industrial estate in Borås was sealed off on Friday morning after 1,000 litres of sulphuric acid leaked from the premises of Brandsta Nordic Chemical company. a acid was disocvered in in Borås on Friday morning.

An area with a radius of 50 metres around the factory buildings on the Viared industrial estate was sealed off.

The area was thoroughly cleaned on Friday morning with chalk to stabilise the acid, which was then flushed in to tanks inside the factory. The closest residential area was only one kilometre away from the site but according to the police and rescue services the leak did not pose any threat to people in the immediate area.