It might be used to detoxify sarin, soman, tabun
, and VX gases, which are organophosphate poisons, similar in structure to agricultural weed control chemicals.
In the first Iranian offensive after Rumsfeld's visit, in February 1984, Iraq used not only large amounts of mustard gas but also the highly lethal nerve agent tabun
The NCB chapter provides us with a readily understood exposition of the nerve gases known as Tabun
, Sarin and Soman.
Within half an hour 5000 men women and children were killed when chemical weapons containing mustard gas and the nerve agents sarin, tabun
and VX were dropped upon them.
Hardy 1992 Blood Residue Analysis of 90,000 Year Old Stone Tools from Tabun
Cave, Israel, Antiquity 66, 24-35.
The "smoke" appeared to be a deadly nerve gas, perhaps sarin or tabun
In fact, says d'Errico, there are Near Eastern sites, such as Tabun
in Israel, that are as much as 160,000 years old and have stone tools associated with Neandertal remains.
review the chrono-stratigraphy of the Middle Paleolithic, essentially placing yet another nail in the coffin of the Tabun
sequence as some kind of type section.
Third, Pyongyang is known to have chemical weapons - including sarin, tabun
, phosgene and mustard gas - that it could fire with missiles and heavy artillery.
Nerve agents, such as tabun
and satin, and blood agents, such as hydrogen cyanide and cyanogen chloride, have particularly lethal effects and can cause death within minutes.
Cenomed intends to develop these compounds for potential use in preventing toxicity following exposure to chemical organophosphorus nerve agents, including the chemical warfare agents sarin, soman, tabun
SENSIPLUS is currently being customized for the detection of hazardous chemicals by combining with the chip nanomaterials sensitive to a number Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TIC) and deadly Chemical Warfare Agents (CWA) such Sarin and Tabun