Processing Magazine

Two injured in chemical accident at Amway plant

May 23, 2013
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Two workers suffered injuries following a chemical disinfectant leak at Amway's company headquarters in Ada, Mich., on May 22, MLive.com reported.

The employees were using the common chemical disinfectant hydroxysan to clean processing equipment when the leak occurred.

One employee suffered inhalation and the other a hand injury. They were transported to a hospital where they were treated and released.

A Hazmat crew responded to the scene around midnight.

Amway manufactures and sells a variety of products for the health and beauty and home care markets.