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Pakistan customs seize chemicals

[ January 18, 2016   //   ]

Pakistan Customs seized 21.7 tonnes of Acetic Anhydrite in Port Qasim, Karachion 9 January. Apart from its legitimate industrial use, the substance is also used in heroin production and to make home-made bombs. The seizure was one of the biggest detections of this chemical worldwide. The chemicals arrived in Pakistan in a 20-foot container from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, declared as Acetic Acid glacial. Tanzania is not known to be a traditional producer of such products.