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Pacific CA Systems, Inc. is strongly committed to a safe environment for our customers, employees, and the general public. This commitment is reflected in our maintenance of high quality of equipment and a high level of training of our personnel. The result has been an excellent safety record with very few reportable incidents since our inception in 1990.

TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS - Pacific CA Systems, Inc. regularly transports cryogenic liquids that are deemed to be hazardous materials. The materials we haul are limited to nitrogen (UN 1977), oxygen (UN 1073), argon (UN 1951), and carbon dioxide (UN 2187). All of these are prevalent in our atmosphere.

As part of our commitment to safety, we are a member of CHEMTREC (CHEMical TRansportation Emergency Center). CHEMTREC is recognized by emergency responders, industry, and government as the world's foremost emergency call center for information on hazardous materials. Their call center is available on a 24/7 basis to assist those who encounter a chemical spill/release. They have over 5,000 Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS's) at their disposal and worldwide contacts that serve as response specialists. We encourage you to learn more at their web site.

Venting Is Normal

Venting Is Normal

Our vessels vent normally due to the natural vaporization of the products we transport. Learn More »

IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT:

Call 911

  • Describe accident and give location
  • Assist Emergency Response Team

Call CHEMTREC AT: 1-800-424-9300

When you call they will ask:

  • Caller's name, title & organization
  • Callback number at scene
  • Dispatch-center phone number
  • Description of incident and actions taken
  • Type and number of injuries/exposures
  • Material involved, including:
    • Name of products(s), preferably a trade name
    • Carrier and trailer or car number - UN, NA (placard) or STCC
    • Number of the products
    • Shipper and point of destination
    • Consignee and destination
  • Type or description and number of containers/packages
  • Specific information you need right away (MSDSs, medical help, etc.)
  • Size of or amount of release
  • Location, time, weather at the scene