Henkel Sustainability Report 2010

Nemours, France, November 2006

Operational IncidentMeasures Initiated
At the Nemours site, fabric softener escaped into the retention basin of the outdoor fabric softener tank, and was then swept into a nearby stream along with rainwater. This caused an increase in the level of organic substances in the stream.To check the rainwater before it is discharged into the stream, an automatic monitoring system was installed. Moreover, the retention tank is being subjected to regular visual checks.