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Petrol Ingredients (Transport)

Volume 893: debated on Thursday 12 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he is satisfied with safety arrangements for transporting the anti-knock ingredients for petrol—lead tetra ethyl and lead tetra methyl.

The Chairman of the Health and Safety Commission informs me that he has no records of either injury or incident arising from the conveyance by road of anti-lead ingredients for petrol. These materials are handled by only one company in this country. Her Majesty's Inspectors of Explosives had discussions with them on the design and construction of the vessels used for the conveyance of such materials.