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Hospital of Saint Raphael evacuated after spill in morgue

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The Hospital of Saint Raphael was evacuated after a Formaldehyde spill in morgue on Wednesday afternoon. (WFSB) The Hospital of Saint Raphael was evacuated after a Formaldehyde spill in morgue on Wednesday afternoon. (WFSB)
NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

The Hospital of Saint Raphael was evacuated after a spill in morgue on Wednesday afternoon. 

Hospital officials said the small spill of diluted formaldehyde solution happened around 4 p.m. Authorities said the solution contained 3.8% of formaldehyde. 

According to hospital media relations coordinator Mark D’Antonio, a spill of Formaldehyde  requires them to notify and connect with the local fire department because it's technically a hazardous material. 

The New Haven Fire Department was called to the scene and was in the process of cleanup. 

There were no reported injures. 

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