One dead after chemical accident at Buffalo Wild Wings in Massachusetts

A Buffalo Wild Wings employee in Massachusetts was killed after a chemical accident.

  • The incident involved the chemical sodium hypochlorite, which is known as Super 8, which was reportedly being used to sanitize floors in the restaurant.
  • The formulation is commonly used in restaurants, but it’s not immediately clear what caused the cleaning agent to become dangerous, though an investigation is under way.
  • The employee using the cleaning solution was rushed to the hospital but died.
  • Ten other people affected.
  • Customers in the restaurant described  a strong ammonia and chlorine like odor.
  • “We are shocked and saddened to learn of this horrific accident at our franchise-owned sports bar and are working closely with our franchisee and the authorities while they conduct an investigation,” Buffalo Wild Wings said in a statement.
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