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Three injured in Samsung gas leak, second time this year at Hwaseong plant

By Rick
May 2, 2013
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  1. South Korean news agencies are reporting that electronics giant Samsung experienced a toxic gas leak at a manufacturing facility in Hwaseong. Yet another dent in Samsung's increasingly blighted safety record, the resulting gaseous hydrofluoric acid leak injured at least three...

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  2. Please correct your article.
    Hydrofluoric acid are a highly corrosive acid.
    Its not a weak asid.
    It is a very strong acid.

    Do not mislead your reader.
     
  3. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 4,573   +65

    "It is considered a weak acid but is still extremely harmful due to its ability to penetrate tissue."

    http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/ershdb/EmergencyResponseCard_29750030.html

    It's very adept at breaking down tissue, but as far as acids go, offcially, it's considered categorically weak.

    This is why those words were chosen.

    But your right to some extent -- it's not lemon juice. :) I'll modify the wording.
     
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,158   +1,839

    Not good. I guess I've have to quit putting hydroflouric acid in my moonshine then. But before I do that, I'll conduct a survey with my customers first :D
     
  5. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,358   +2,755

    The last line is being cropped in this article as well.
     

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