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'Chemical spill' at Phoenix post office involved acetone

3 years 4 months 1 week ago Saturday, September 21 2019 Sep 21, 2019 September 21, 2019 1:44 PM September 21, 2019 in News
Source: Associated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities in Phoenix say a reported chemical spill at a post office Saturday turned out to involve a shattered glass bottle of acetone, which is used in nail polish remover.
Hazardous-materials personnel and police had responded to a report of a package exploding and Fire Department spokesman said three postal workers had "minor complaints" to their exposure to the then-unidentified chemical.
Fire Capt. Danny Gile later said the chemical was acetone and that "there was no malicious intent suspected" in connection with the package.

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