2018 Community Information Bulletins

The following information is provided in accordance with CNL's commitment to enhance its voluntary public disclosure of events related to the Chalk River Laboratories (CRL) or Whiteshell (WL) Laboratories. 

CNL provides information about a release of (non-radioactive) halocarbon

March 9, 2018

A malfunction in the manual pull station of a building fire suppression system resulted in the accidental release of 326.6 kg of NOVEC 1230, a common fire suppression agent. The unit remains out of service while being repaired and recharged. A back-up system is online to ensure fire suppression capabilities are maintained.