toxic chemical agent

tox·ic chem·i·cal a·gent

(tok'sik kem'i-kăl ā'jĕnt)
In U.S. military parlance, a chemical warfare agent designed to cause death or serious injury on the battlefield.
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GEOMET personnel have been deployed to Japan to set up and operate a mobile laboratory that will analyze samples from the neutralization process to verify that the wastes produced are free from toxic chemical agent compounds.
In addition to improved communications coverage and interoperability, the new system enhances response and recovery capabilities in the event of a toxic chemical agent accident at the Anniston Army Depot.
The Coalition noted that the Assad regime has "proven, once again, it is unwilling to meet its international obligations," as it has "brazenly missed a series of deadlines for the removal of its most toxic chemical agents, which it was forced (under a US military threat) to eliminate after carrying out the worst chemical weapons attack" on Ghouta last August.
Hundreds of people were reported killed when substances believed to be toxic chemical agents was released into the air.
On August 1, The New York Times, quoting a Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) report on Bahrain, said: "Since February 2011, the government has unleashed a torrent of toxic chemical agents against men, women and children, including the elderly and infirm".
We discuss here the primary chemical and mechanical/physical counter-measures for mitigation of toxic chemical agents.
The Army has been tasked to destroy 31,500 tons of highly toxic chemical agents by April 2007, the deadline set by an international treaty for the elimination of all chemical weapon stockpiles.
that [Tooele] personnel were exposed to toxic chemical agents and other hazardous materials.
Growing concerns over the safety of workers, including protection from disabling injuries and infections, as well as from toxic chemical agents, fire and chemicals, drive growth in the broader personal protective equipment industry.
Chemical threats are defined by the NIH as toxic chemical agents that could be used in a terrorist attack against civilians, or those that could be released at toxic levels by accident or natural disaster.