3 hospitalized after chemical exposure in Pomona

Barr Laboratories in Pomona had to be evacuated

Barr Laboratories in Pomona had to be evacuated after a potentially deadly potassium cyanide accident. (July 9, 2014 8:13 AM)

Three scientists were involved in a dangerous hazmat incident at a pharmaceutical lab in Rockland Tuesday night.

A scientist at Barr Laboratories on Quaker Road in Pomona was mixing potassium cyanide, a potentially dangerous chemical, in a flask form when it boiled over and splattered onto his face and mouth. Two other scientists were also exposed.

All were rushed to Nyack Hospital and...

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