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DNREC : DERNS : Recent Releases : Environmental Release Detail [16051]
Release ID 16051  Release Date/Time 9/11/2018 6:42:00 PM 
Extremely Hazardous NO  Report Date/Time 9/11/2018 6:42:00 PM 
Release Location 1 HAUSEL ROAD WILMINGTON, DE 19801 
Facility ID & Name 2233 PORT OF WILMINGTON  Facility Address 1 HAUSEL ROAD
WILMINGTON, DE 19801
 
Substance Released BRAKE FLUID, HYDRAULIC ; FUEL OIL, [DIESEL]  Release Duration Continuous 
Estimated Quantity Less Than 40.00 GALLONS 
Released To
Additional Information APPROXIMATELY 40 GALLONS OF DIESEL FUEL SPILLED AT PORT OF WILMINGTON. CLEAN UP IN PROGRESS.  
Health Risks: (Information provided here may be from the Cameo Chemical database and may or may not pertain to this specific release. It is provided as a precaution only.) BRAKE FLUID, HYDRAULIC The following chemical information was taken from the CAMEO Chemical database. May cause toxic effects if inhaled or absorbed through skin. Inhalation or contact with material may irritate or burn skin and eyes. Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases. Vapors may cause dizziness or suffocation. Runoff from fire control or dilution water may cause pollution. (DOT, 1996) FUEL OIL, [DIESEL] The following chemical information was taken from the CAMEO Chemical database. LIQUID: Irritating to skin and eyes. Harmful if swallowed. (USCG, 1999) 
Medical Attention: (Information provided here may be from the Cameo Chemical database and may or may not pertain to this specific release. It is provided as a precaution only.) BRAKE FLUID, HYDRAULIC The following chemical information was taken from the CAMEO Chemical database. Move victim to fresh air. Call emergency medical care. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult. Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. In case of contact with substance, immediately flush skin or eyes with running water for at least 20 minutes. Wash skin with soap and water. Keep victim warm and quiet. Effects of exposure (inhalation, ingestion or skin contact) to substance may be delayed. Ensure that medical personnel are aware of the material(s) involved, and take precautions to protect themselves. (DOT, 1996) FUEL OIL, [DIESEL] The following chemical information was taken from the CAMEO Chemical database. EYES: First check the victim for contact lenses and remove if present. Flush victim's eyes with water or normal saline solution for 20 to 30 minutes while simultaneously calling a hospital or poison control center. Do not put any ointments, oils, or medication in the victim's eyes without specific instructions from a physician. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim after flushing eyes to a hospital even if no symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop. SKIN: IMMEDIATELY flood affected skin with water while removing and isolating all contaminated clothing. Gently wash all affected skin areas thoroughly with soap and water. If symptoms such as redness or irritation develop, IMMEDIATELY call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital for treatment. INHALATION: IMMEDIATELY leave the contaminated area; take deep breaths of fresh air. If symptoms (such as wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, or burning in the mouth, throat, or chest) develop, call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital. Provide proper respiratory protection to rescuers entering an unknown atmosphere. Whenever possible, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) should be used; if not available, use a level of protection greater than or equal to that advised under Protective Clothing. INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. If the victim is conscious and not convulsing, give 1 or 2 glasses of water to dilute the chemical and IMMEDIATELY call a hospital or poison control center. Be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital if advised by a physician. If the victim is convulsing or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth, ensure that the victim's airway is open and lay the victim on his/her side with the head lower than the body. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim to a hospital. (NTP, 1992) 
Precautions Recommended None  Public Notified? NO 
Facility Contact Name: PAT FARRELL  Facility Contact Phone: 302-898-0956 
Facility Contact Email:   Status Final