phosgene gas

phosgene gas

Carbonyl chloride, COCl2 Toxicology A gas produced when an organic material burns with chlorine or chloride–eg, chlorinated hydrocarbons, plastics, and other materials; once in the alveoli, phosgene is hydrolyzed and forms HCl, compromising the lungs' diffusing capacity and evokes edema
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He adds that simple household materials, such as bleach and ammonia--when mixed--can quickly become phosgene gas, which is a colorless deadly gas.
The briefing noted that Germany's highly developed chemical industry had already created large stocks of mustard and phosgene gas, which were said to be on the move.
When a small container of chloroform turned up at Churchill, Waddell said: "I'm going to assume it's got phosgene gas in the head space.
That produced phosgene gas, used as a chemical weapon in WWI.
British gas experts began releasing phosgene gas from hundreds of canisters at 3 a.
Formulations have been developed for neutralizing malathion, hydrogen cyanide, sodium cyanide, butyl isocyanate, carbon disulfide, phosgene gas, capsaicin in commercial pepper spray, chlorine gas, anhydrous ammonia gas; hydrogen sulfide, sulfur dioxide, formaldehyde, ethylene oxide, methyl bromide, boron trichloride, fluorine, tetraethyl pyrophosphate, phosphorous trichloride, arsine, and tungsten hexafluoride.
The Ministry of Supply's Valley Works was a key chemical weapons production and storage facility during World War II, producing forms of mustard and phosgene gas.
Phosgene gas was just as bad (if not worse), causing victims to turn a livid purple in the face before death.
couldn't withstand the shock of this new world of phosgene gas,
Splenda is made through a complex chemical process that involves toxic chemicals, including phosgene gas.
In the past it has been used as an industrial solvent and the poison phosgene gas it produces was even used by the Germans in World War One to attack enemy troops.
Burning foam led to the release of cyanide gases and phosgene gas, among other contaminants.