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DNREC : DERNS : Recent Releases : Environmental Release Detail [16042]
Release ID 16042  Release Date/Time 9/5/2018 10:16:00 AM 
Extremely Hazardous NO  Report Date/Time 9/5/2018 10:16:00 AM 
Release Location 31227 AMERICANA PKWY, SELBYVILLE, DE 19975 
Facility ID & Name 4422 HARRIS TEETER FUEL  Facility Address 31227 AMERICANA PKWY
SELBYVILLE, DE 19975
 
Substance Released FUEL OIL, [DIESEL]  Release Duration Continuous 
Estimated Quantity N/A 
Released To
Additional Information DURING MAINTENANCE WORK ON PUMP # 1 AN OPEN VALVE CAUSED THE DISCHARGE OF AN UNKNOWN AMOUNT OF DIESEL FUEL WHICH SPILLED ONTO THE PAVEMENT. AN UNKNOWN AMOUNT OF DIESEL FUEL ENTERED THE STROM DRAIN LOCATED NEXT TO PUMP # 1. SPILL HAS BEEN CONTAINED. 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.) 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.) 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: SHARI KERR  Facility Contact Phone: 302-436-6016 
Facility Contact Email:   Status Final