It is reported that the explosion could occur at the plant where sodium hypochlorite is produced. This substance contains 95% chlorine.
Currently, details of the incident are being established. A column of smoke is visible over Lyubertsy, information about the victims is not reported.
Sodium hypochlorite is used as a domestic and industrial bleach, and as a disinfectant. It can be used in medicine and the food industry, sodium hypochlorite is often used as a sterilizing and bactericidal agent.
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