Detergent leak costs company over £70,000

The Manchester detergents business Robert McBride has been fined £1,500 for an incident involving a spillage of 6,000 gallons of surfactant. But the fine was vastly outweighed by the cost of raw material losses, clean-up operations and site improvements, which have brought the bill to over £70,000.

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