Chemicals categorized as blister agents
, also known as vesicants,
Arsine, a blood agent, and a few blister agents
contain an arsenic atom.
Other types such as toxins and blister agents
can be easily developed and employed.
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.
The MCD capability may be more useful when agents with a slower mechanism of action (persistent blister agents
) are employed.
Despite first-hand experience of its consequences, Banting and his researchers continued to test blister agents
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.
Syria's security vacuum opens the door for terrorist organizations such as Hezbollah and al-Qaeda to try and get their hands on its large stock of chemical weapons including blister agents
, such as mustard gas, and more deadly nerve agents such as Sarin, Tabun and VX.