TIP OVER PIPA Formalin, ACTIVATE HAZMAT PROTOCOL
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The driver was identified as Jesus Garcia Leon and his companion José Quintanar Irvin Sandoval resulting wounds, both were taken to General Hospital on board the unit 091 of the Red Cross to receive medical care.
They were traveling in a tractor trailer International, plate 339AT3 Federal Public Service towing a "pipe" with the chemical also known as pure formaldehyde at ambient temperature and pressure is a colorless gas with a strong, irritating odor.
At temperatures below -20 ° C is a clear, colorless liquid, it is irritating to the eyes and respiratory tract even at low concentrations, can cause burning sensation at higher concentrations; vapors Formaldehyde solutions are flammable and explosive.
For these reasons the protocol being elements Hazardous Materials Fire Brigade of the most specialized in the region for such incidents, which did not pass over Mexicali it was activated.