TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A package leaking a mysterious chemical substance at a post office in Tampa turned out to be a parcel containing concentrated eucalyptus oil.
Initially, Tampa Fire Rescue said that 15 postal service employees would be taken to the hospital on Monday after the leaky package was found.
A subsequent news release Monday afternoon said that the substance in the package was eucalyptus oil and that no one will be taken to the hospital.
Officials say there was one person had a mild asthma attack and another got bleach in his eye while trying to clean up. After identifying that it was eucalyptus oil, the employees decided not to go to the hospital