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Chemical attacks are deliberate releases of toxic solids, liquids or gases. These are very harmful not only to people, but the environment as well. If exposed to a chemical attack, contact your local emergency personnel immediately.
Chemical Weapons: Are man-made and come in a liquid or gas form. They affect a person's nervous system, blood, skin, or lungs. They cause blistering, inability to breathe, vomiting, loss of bodily control, and possibly death.
Chemical Agents: Are hazardous chemicals that can be used as a weapon. They can have serious effects on people who are exposed. Examples are bombs, aerosol devices, or even crop-dusting airplanes.
Common symptoms of exposure to chemical weapons include:
What to do: