Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 15:26:00 -0400
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Subject: N.L. college evacuated after spill of picric acid in laboratory
N.L. college evacuated after
spill of picric acid in laboratory
1 day ago
ST. JOHN'S =97 The College of the North Atlantic on
Prince Philip Drive in St. John's was evacuated Tuesday following an
acid spill in one of the labs.
was detected in a lab on the third floor of the building at about 2:00
school was evacuated and the St. John's Regional Fire Department's
hazardous materials team handled the situation.
Byrne says it was a small spill of picric acid, with total quantities
being a few ounces.
It was in
a liquid form and not the more dangerous crystallized picric
He says there was nobody in the lab at the
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