Novo Nordisk chemical leak under control – production unaffected

The nitric acid leak at a Novo Nordisk facility in the Danish town of Hillerød has been dealt with, and employees have returned to the building in question, the company informs MedWatch, reporting that the leak hasn't affected production.

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Monday's nitric acid leak at a Novo Nordisk building in Hillerød is no longer an issue, as employees have gone back to work. The issue was dealt with shortly before 09:00, the company informs MedWatch.

According to Novo Nordisk, the acid leak occured during the night, and was discovered early on Monday morning. The cause of the problem has yet to be determined.

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