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chemical spill

The inadvertent release of a liquid chemical regarded as hazardous to human health, irrespective of the volume or place of release—indoors or environmental—which, in a workplace, is identified with hazardous materials labels.

chemical spill

Public health An inadvertent release of a liquid chemical regarded as hazardous to human health which in a workplace is identified with hazardous materials labels. See Material Safety Data Sheets.
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