The first actual agent was an organophosphate compound named tabun
. A year later, a team of German scientists created an organophosphate that was 10 times more lethal that they called sarin (named after the team of scientists: Schrader, Ambros, Ritter, and von der Linde).
South Korean intelligence agencies say the North may have as much as 5,000 tons of chemical agents, possibly including ricin, mustard gas, hydrogen cyanide and the nerve agent tabun
. North Korea is one of just three nations that has refused to sign the international Chemical Weapons Convention.
During World War II, the German chemist, Gerhard Schrader, synthesised many commercial insecticides and chemical warfare agents, such as tabun
VX nerve agent was developed there, after it was found the Germans had experimented on tabun
, sarin and soman in WW1.
of a chemical weaponry-filled bullet, which could be equipped with Tabun
, Sarin or the Novichok family of agents," the official stated.
The five main agents are Tabun
, Sarin, Soman, GF and VX - the most deadly.
In Angeles City on the same day, three women were killed after a fire that struck a car spread to two houses in a residential subdivision in Barangay Tabun
It was confirmed that 70,000 German tabun
nerve agent shells seized following World War Two were held at the Llanberis quarry for a short time before they were moved to another facility near Caernarfon, and eventually dumped at sea.
The UN's World Intellectual Property Organization, or WIPO, provided aid as well: It was recently caught helping the regime prepare an international patent application for production of sodium cyanide, which is used to make the deadly nerve gas Tabun
. The chemical has been on a list of banned items for North Korea since 2006.
(Punan Tubu) tabun
'snake' tevun (Punan Aput) keboh 'die' hevo (Proto-Central Sarawak *kebes) bila 'river' bila?
On March 16, 1988, Iraq dropped mustard gas and nerve agents Sarin and Tabun
on the Kurdish city of Halabja.
Classification of chemical weapons (15) Nerve Gases Blister Gases Pulmonary Blood Irritants Poisons Sarin (GB) Sulfur Mustard Phosgene (CG) Cyanogen (HD) Chloride Tabun
(GA) Nitrogen Diphosgene (DP) Hydrogen Mustard Cyanide (HN-mustard gases) Soman (GD) Lewisite (L) Chlorine (CL) Methylphosphono- Phosgene oxime Chloropicrin thioic acid (VX) (CX) (PS) Nerve Gases Incapacitators Vomitive Agents Sarin (GB) Psychomimetics Adamsite (DM) (3- quinuclidinyl benzilate, LSD) Tabun
(GA) Opioids and Diphenylcyanoarsine Benzodiazepines (DC) Soman (GD) Tear Gases Diphenylchloroarsine Chloroacetophenone (DA) (CN), orthochloroben- zylidenemalononitrile (CS), Methylphosphono- Dibenzo [B,F] [1,4] thioic acid (VX) Oxazepine) (CR)