A 51-year-old man who sustained chemical burns to his face, chest, back and waist was airlifted to Memorial Herman Hospital via LifeFlight after he was sprayed by about gallon of a corrosive lubricant substance at a chemical plant in Deer Park.
Deer Park Fire Department responded to the Delta Companies Group plant on Tidal Road before 12:00pm Thursday. No one else was hurt.
The corrosive lubricant is called Hexamethylenediane.
Delta Companies Group is conducting a review of the incident to determine the cause.
Badly burned man airlifted to hospital after accident at Deer Park chemical plant