blister agent

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blister agent

A chemical agent which injures the eyes and lungs, and burns or blisters the skin. Also called vesicant agent.
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About the size and shape of a VHS tape or a hardcover bestselling novel, JCADs sound an alarm and begin to light up if nerve agents such as sarin or blister agents such as mustard gas are present.
America and South Korea believe that, in fact, North Korea does have significant chemical weapons programme, with stockpiles of munitions containing nerve, choking and blister agents such as phosgene, hydrogen cyanide, mustard, and sarine.
In addition to CS tear gas, officials believe Agent Orange and blister agents are still present in Svay Rieng.
Both concluded that the evidence strongly suggested exposure to vesicants, or blister agents, such as the chemical warfare agents sulphur mustard, lewisite or nitrogen mustard," Amnesty said in a statement.
Both concluded that the evidence strongly suggested exposure to vesicants, or blister agents, such as the chemical warfare agents sulfur mustard, lewisite or nitrogen mustard," Amnesty said in a statement.
They are blood agents, choking agents, blister agents and nerve agents.
Soap aids in dissolving oily substances such as mustard or other blister agents.
and Russia agree that Syria has roughly 1,000 metric tons of chemical weapons agents and precursors, including blister agents such as sulfur and mustard gas, and nerve agents like sarin.
Assad, who has denied using chemical weapons, could begin by actually acknowledging that he has the weapons, which Western nations say amount to hundreds of tons of nerve gas and blister agents.
and Russia agreed that Syria had roughly 1,000 metric tons of chemical weapons agents and precursors, including blister agents, such as sulfur and mustard gas and nerve agents like sarin.
US officials said the US and Russia agreed that Syria had roughly 1,000 metric tonnes of chemical weapons agents and precursors, including blister agents such as sulphur and mustard gas, and nerve agents like sarin.
agents (such as sarin and VX), blister agents (such as mustard gas),