In the 1960s, the United States purchased 100,000 pounds of the incapacitating agent
BZ--probably one of the most expensive military chemicals ever standardized by the United States; 10,000 pounds went to research and development, leaving about 90,000 pounds for filling chemical weapons.
The stock of agents includes sarin, the blister agent sulphur mustard and the incapacitating agent
BZ, said a human rights group.
They want to call it incapacitating agent
or some other form, but it was nerve gas.
And disputes about the use of nonlethal chemical and incapacitating agents
001 mcg/Kg weight Ricin High 1 to 5 days 3 to 5 mcg/Kg weight Cholera High 1 to 3 days 10 to 500 organisms Incapacitating agents
Brucollosis Low Months 10 to 100 organisms Tularemia Low 2 to 15 days 10 to 50 organisms Q Fever Low 15 to 40 days 1 to 10 organisms Mycoplasma low Months 10 to 100 organisms T-2 Mycotoxins Low One day Unknown Type B Enteroxin Moderate <One day 0.
3) A subject with the capability of inflicting death or serious physical injury, or otherwise incapacitating agents
, without a deadly weapon, is demonstrating an intention to do so.
Microbiologist Richard Novick, director of the Public Health Research Institute in New York City, says he "could see how this research could easily be perverted to build incapacitating agents
All choking, nerve, blood, blister, and incapacitating agents
have at least one carbon atom per molecule.
A subject with the capability of inflicting death or serious physical injury, or otherwise incapacitating agents
without a deadly weapon, is demonstrating an intention to do SO; or,
The author's next chapter deals with other incidents and a bad press that begin to erode the nation and politicians', which in this case didn't take much, use of nonlethal incapacitating agents
and herbicides in South Vietnam.