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ambulanceEWN and ANN7 report that emergency services in Limpopo on Tuesday treated 25 people who came into contact with formaldehyde gas at a manufacturing company in Polokwane.  

A container apparently leaked during the evening, causing the incident.  The victims inhaled the colourless gas that is used for building materials and household products.  The incident happened around 8am and a number of people experienced breathing difficulties.  They were transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

  • Based on reports at EWN and ANN7
  • See too, Werkers asem chemiese gasse in, at Netwerk24

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