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Chemical Spill Under Control at RTP

Posted March 14, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— Employees at a Research Triangle Park plant are back at work after a hazardous materials spill Friday morning. A chemical called ethylene oxide spilled at the Surgicot company.

That chemical can pose a danger in large amounts. Firefighters evacuated the building, but such a small amount had spilled, they determined there was no danger to workers.