Lewisite (L) is an organoarsenic compound. It was once manufactured in the U.S.
, Japan, and Germany for use as a chemical weapon, acting as a vesicant ...
Apr 21, 2015 ... DESCRIPTION: Lewisite is an extremely toxic, arsenic-containing blister agent (
vesicant) that affects the lungs and causes whole-body ...
Mar 14, 2003 ... Lewisite is a type of chemical warfare agent. This kind of agent is called a
vesicant or blistering agent, because it causes blistering of the skin ...
Information on lewisite, a potential agent for chemical terrorism. Provided by the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Wouldn't it be great to have a molecule named after you? But perhaps not this
week's compound, the chemical weapon lewisite.
LEWISITE | C2H2AsCl3 | CID 5372798 - structure, chemical names, physical and
chemical properties, classification, patents, literature, biological activities, ...
WMDs in Our Backyards. The toxic legacy of lewisite. By Pandy R. Sinish and
Joel A. Vilensky. Fifteen years ago, Spring Valley was a peaceful community in ...
The development of BAL must first start with its nemesis: Lewisite. Lewisite is a
combination of acetylene and arsenic trichloride (figure 1) and has also been ...
Antidote: dimercaprol (British Anti-Lewisite). Prolonged exposure of container to
fire or intense heat may result in violent rupturing and rocketing of container.
Jun 12, 2006 ... The toxic substance later became known as lewisite, one of the most deadly
poison gases developed until well after World War I. Produced by ...