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Things are returning back to normal in the Thorlakson Building at the Health Sciences Centre following a chemical spill Thursday afternoon.
Approximately 189 litres of formalin, a chemical used for preserving tissue, was accidently spilled on the fourth floor laboratory of the eight-floor building, forcing the evacuation of 500 people.
A statement put out by the HSC this morning says cleanup and containment efforts have been completed and all floors have been declared safe.
The five cancelled elective adult surgeries and six adult angiography procedures have been rescheduled for a later date.