April 30, 2009

Issued to UChicago Argonne, LLC related to an Arsenic Ampoule Explosion and Overexposure to Carbon Monoxide at Argonne National Laboratory

On August 27, 2009, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security’s Office of Enforcement issued a Final Notice of Violation (WEA-2009-04) to UChicago Argonne, LLC for violations of 10 C.F.R. 851 associated with a March 3, 2008, glass ampoule explosion incident that released arsenic oxide onto a laboratory room and a March 11, 2008, incident that resulted in a researcher's overexposure to carbon monoxide at DOE's Argonne National Laboratory.