Chemical Spill at St. Boniface Hospital

By Sarah Klein

St. Boniface HospitalBusiness is continuing as usual at St. Boniface Hospital after a chemical spill Thursday morning.

Staff say formalin was spilled in the receiving area of the hospital at 10 a.m.

No patients, visitors, or staff were at risk as a result of the spill.

The hazardous materials unit was called and a response team is cleaning up the spill.

One of the most common uses for formalin is in vaccines as a preservative.


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