Police are currently investigating an oxygen tank rupture at College Street and Elizabeth Street in Toronto, CP24 reports.
According to local media sources, Officials were informed about the chemical spill just before 2:30pm on Tuesday.
CP24 reports that a powder substance spilled from the tank onto the ground in the surrounding area. Officials believe the substance is non-toxic perlite that is used to insulate oxygen tanks.
Officials told CP24 that the perlite is no risk to the public but if crushed, could irritate people’s lungs and cause respiratory issues.
No injuries have been reported.