VX


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VX

A potent toxic nerve agent of the organophosphate class.
An extremely toxic nerve agent, the production and stockpiling of which was banned by the Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993. The median lethal dose—LD50—for humans is less than 1.0 mg via skin contact

VX

A toxic nerve gas, O-ethyl-[S]-[2-diisopropylaminoethyl]-methylphosphonothiolate, that might cause severe damage to public health if it were used in an act of biological terrorism.