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Title: Report on possible routes to breakdown products of mustard gas

Abstract

This paper suggests possible routes to the formation of decontamination and breakdown products of the chemical agent Mustard Gas (HD). The terminal decontamination products, CaSO4 and CO2, are harmless to the environment. Oxathiane is formed by hydrolysis and dehydration reactions. Dithiane is formed with the application of heat in a low oxygen or nitrogen environment. (Author).

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Denver, CO (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
6942594
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 6942594
Report Number(s):
AD-A-286067/4/XAB
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS; DECONTAMINATION; DETOXIFICATION; CLEANING; WEAPONS 450600* -- Military Technology, Weaponry, & National Defense-- Chemical & Biological-- (1990)

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Luman, F.M.. Report on possible routes to breakdown products of mustard gas. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Luman, F.M.. Report on possible routes to breakdown products of mustard gas. United States.
Luman, F.M.. Tue . "Report on possible routes to breakdown products of mustard gas". United States. doi:.
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abstractNote = {This paper suggests possible routes to the formation of decontamination and breakdown products of the chemical agent Mustard Gas (HD). The terminal decontamination products, CaSO4 and CO2, are harmless to the environment. Oxathiane is formed by hydrolysis and dehydration reactions. Dithiane is formed with the application of heat in a low oxygen or nitrogen environment. (Author).},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Oct 18 00:00:00 EDT 1983},
month = {Tue Oct 18 00:00:00 EDT 1983}
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