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Fact Sheet

Alkylation: Safety & Risk Mitigation in the Production of Cleaner Fuels


Nothing is more important to U.S. refiners than the safety of our employees, contractors, neighbors and the communities we serve. AFPM members invest significant resources, above and beyond regulatory requirements, to continually improve our safety programs and practices. Nowhere is this more evident than in our alkylation units.

This downloadable glossy provides an introduction to the safe use of hydrofluoric (HF) acid alkylation and the safety precautions refineries implement to manage risk and ensure safe operations.