A toxic substance is a substance that can be poisonous or cause health effects.
Some industries in Curacao use inflammable or toxic substances, such as gas, firework, ammonia. Strict rules have been made on the usage and storage of these products. If you spill one of these products or it spreads, you must know how to react because each substance requires a different reaction.
The government will alert you on the radio or television. It is not easy to recognize the danger of toxic substances. You can burn your eyes, cough, vomit or you skin can begin to itch.