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Samsung Electronics apologizes for hydrofluoric acid leakage
SEOUL, March 3 (Yonhap) -- A senior official at Samsung Electronics Co. apologized on Sunday for problems caused by the hydrofluoric acid leakage at the company's chip plant in late January, vowing to prevent the recurrence of similar accidents.

Hydrofluoric acid, a colorless acute poison that can damage the lungs and bones and even affect the nervous system, leaked from Samsung Electronics' semiconductor plant in Hwaseong, 60 kilometers south of Seoul, on Jan. 28, killing one worker and injuring four others.