agents (such as sarin and VX), blister agents
(such as mustard gas),
Incineration of the more deadly nerve agents - sarin, completed in 2007, and VX, completed in 2009 - came first, followed by weapons containing mustard blister agents
chemical-weapon stockpile includes bombs, rockets, mortars, projectiles, land mines and spray tanks filled with blister agent
or one of the nerve agents.
The sensors fail completely at sniffing out blister agents
That was different from using a chemical weapons, such as a nerve or blister agent
, as defined by international treaties, the report said.
Danish troops said the shells tested positive for blister agent
, according to Amann.
The 36 shells were thought to contain a blister agent
, but tests have proved negative.
In Iraq, Allied troops have uncovered 36 shells containing a liquid blister agent
Elsewhere, Danish and Icelandic troops uncovered a cache of 36 shells buried in the Iraqi desert, and preliminary tests showed they contained a liquid blister agent
, the Danish military said.
Pueblo is home to the Pueblo Chemical Depot, which is one of eight chemical weapon storage sites in the continental United States and houses 2,611 tons of the chemical blister agent
mustard in the form of 780,078 safely stored weapons.
Also, over 16,000 Iranians were killed by the toxic blister agent
mustard gas between August 1983 and February 1986.
The stock of agents includes sarin, the blister agent
sulphur mustard and the incapacitating agent BZ, said a human rights group.