Authorities: Nothing dangerous in white powder

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — Investigators say early tests show that there was nothing dangerous in white powder found inside a shipment of rubber products being shipped to Michelin headquarters in South Carolina.

The Anderson Independent-Mail reports ( ) that investigators say the powder tested positive for high levels of protein.

Anderson County sheriff’s deputies say the powder was found Wednesday by a worker at a storage facility for Michelin North America. It was inside one of two envelopes found in the package. The second envelope wasn’t opened and was sent directly to a lab in Columbia to be tested.

Identifying the substance could take weeks.


Information from: Anderson Independent-Mail,

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