Processing Magazine

Dr. Pepper bottling plant shuts down after chemical leak

January 12, 2012

HOUSTON — Employees at a Dr. Pepper bottling facility in southwest Houston were evacuated Wednesday following a chemical leak, Click2Houston.com reported.

A hazmat team responding to the incident found a piece of machinery was leaking ammonia.

The leak was fixed and large fans were brought in to clear the air in the bottling area.

No injuries were reported.