Nail polish sets off poison gas scare at JFK

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(WPIX11) – There was a poison gas scare at JFK airport this afternoon.

Two customs workers got sick after opening a box of beauty supplies.

 Initial field tests gave false positives for nerve gas, leading to a large haz-mat emergency response.

The FBI re-tested the package, which turned out to be containers of nail polish remover which had broken in transit.