The derailed cars were carrying a chemical called vinyl chloride, which spilled into Mantua Creek.
The vapors of vinyl chloride is the troublesome irritant that some people at a train derailment scene in Paulsboro, New Jersey may have been exposed to.
The office for the Gloucester County Freeholder Director sent out the following statement regarding facts about Vinyl Chloride: What is Vinyl Chloride? * Vinyl Chloride is a manufactured substance that does not occur naturally. * […]