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#Picric Acid

# picric-acid - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Unstable chemical made safe at Tipperary school

Picric Acid, which can become unstable over time, was found at the Christian Brothers School in Thurles.

# picric-acid - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Bomb disposal team called to Thurles chemist after discovery of unstable acid

A controlled explosion was carried out on a quantity of the unstable Picric Acid.

# picric-acid - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Army team makes unstable chemical safe on Malahide Road

Picric Acid that could have been sensitive to shock or friction was made safe with a controlled explosion.

# picric-acid - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Bomb squad deal with unstable chemical at laboratory

A controlled explosion was carried out near the facility in Dungarvan, Co Waterford.

# picric-acid - Friday 14 October, 2011

THE ARMY BOMB disposal unit has been called to Waterford to deal with an unsafe chemical at a commercial premises. The team was deployed to Lancaster Laboratories in Dungarvan to dispose of a sample of picric acid, which was discovered in a routine audit. The chemical was removed to waste ground and a controlled explosion was carried out at around 4:40pm.

# picric-acid - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Bomb squad called in as chemical found at Dublin school

Streets were closed around the Catholic University School on Leeson Street as a controlled explosion was carried out.

# picric-acid - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Unstable chemical found in Limerick school made safe

The Army Bomb Disposal Team has made safe an unstable chemical found in a school in Limerick – just one day after another school in Limerick was evacuated for the same reason.

# picric-acid - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Controlled explosion carried out on chemicals in Celbridge

The Army Bomb Disposal team was called out to the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory today, following the discovery of unstable Picric Acid.

# picric-acid - Friday 26 August, 2011

Unstable chemical found at offices of pharmaceutical regulator

An Army Bomb Disposal Team had to carry out a controlled explosion after the unstable chemical was found this morning.

# picric-acid - Friday 8 July, 2011

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Army bomb disposal team deals with chemical at Tralee IT

A small quantity of picric acid, which can become unstable over time, is found during a routine audit of chemicals.

# picric-acid - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Unstable acid made safe in Limerick by army bomb disposal team

The Defence Forces team carried out a controlled explosion on a quantity of unstable Picric Acid in Kilmallock this morning.