blood agent


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blood agent

A chemical compound, including the cyanide group, that affects bodily functions by preventing the normal utilization of oxygen by body tissues.
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If you're operating where there have been no chemical attacks and no blood agent CK (cyanogen chloride) threat, change the canister annually.
UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) chief executive Andy Parkinson said the test was the most important development since a test for the blood agent EPO was developed.
ANTI-DOPING chiefs believe the positive result for human growth hormone which has seen rugby league player Terry Newton banned for two years and sacked by his club to be the most important development since a test for the blood agent EPO was developed.
RUGBY LEAGUE ANTI-doping chiefs believe the positive result for human growth hormone which has seen rugby league player Terry Newton banned for two years and sacked by his club to be the most important development since a test for the blood agent EPO was developed.
The International Olympic Committee have announced seven samples, relating to six athletes, had tested positive for CERA, a new version of blood agent EPO.
Hunter went on to claim that as well as injecting herself with the blood agent EPO Jones also used the designer steroid THG, insulin and human growth hormone.
minimal ability to test the public for exposure to chemicals, including common industrial chemicals such as phosgene, a choking agent regularly used in pharmaceuticals, metal welding and dye manufacturing, and arsine, a blood agent used in the manufacturing of computer chips and fiber optics.