Chemical spill causes rush to buy bottled water in Pennsylvania | USA TODAY

Pennsylvania residents rushed to panic buy bottled water after a latex chemical spill caused fear of contamination.

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Michael Carrol, deputy managing director for the City’s Office of Transportation, Infrastructure and Sustainability, said no contaminants had been found in the drinking water since the spill late Friday. In an earlier advisory on Sunday, officials recommended residents across most of the city use bottled water "out of an abundance of caution."

“Nonetheless, because we cannot be 100% sure that there won’t be traces of these chemicals in the tap water throughout the afternoon, we want the public to be aware so that people can consider switching to bottled water to further minimize any risk," Carrol said.

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