The dangerous substances

Les substances dangereuses


The effects of a Seveso industrial accident depend on the release of a dangerous substance, its properties, but also its state (gaseous-liquid-solid) and the environment in which this substance is released.

The dangerous substances are diverse. They have been classified, in the European legislation, according to their properties.

A name list with about forty products is added to this generic list of danger categories.

  • toxic and ecotoxic;
  • inflammable;
  • explosive.