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Penrose and Onehunga residents warned after chemical leak

Aucklanders in Penrose and Onehunga are being advised to keep their windows and doors closed, after a chemical leak on Thursday. About 5000 litres of methyl methacrylate was spilled at a chemical business on Industrial Rd. It is a chemical used in the manufacture of plastics and adhesives. While it is considered to have low toxicity, it can cause nasal irritation and headaches.

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