Superphénix

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IMPACT ON SAFETY DUE TO VIOLATION OF OPERATIONAL LIMITS AND CONDITIONS (IMPURITY DUE TO AIR INGRESS)

Incident with infringement of technical operation specifications, resulting in a prolonged shutdown of the Superphenix reactor.

From 20 June to 3 July, following an inadvertent inflow of air into the primary circuit, the reactor operated with a sodium impurity level exceeding the limit stipulated in the technical specifications.

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