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Descriptor English:   Mustard Gas 
Descriptor Spanish:   Gas Mostaza 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Gás de Mostarda 
Synonyms English:   Bis(beta-chloroethyl) Sulfide
Di 2 chloroethyl Sulfide
Di-2-chloroethyl Sulfide
Dichlorodiethyl Sulfide
Gas, Mustard
Mustard, Sulfur
Mustardgas
Psoriazin
Sulfide, Di-2-chloroethyl
Sulfide, Dichlorodiethyl
Sulfur Mustard
Yellow Cross Liquid
Yperite  
Tree Number:   D02.455.526.728.468
Definition English:   Severe irritant and vesicant of skin, eyes, and lungs. It may cause blindness and lethal lung edema and was formerly used as a war gas. The substance has been proposed as a cytostatic and for treatment of psoriasis. It has been listed as a known carcinogen in the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP-85-002, 1985) (Merck, 11th ed). 
Pharmacological Action:   Chemical Warfare Agents
Dermatologic Agents
 
History Note English:   91(75)63-67; was see under MUSTARD COMPOUNDS 1968-90; was heading 1963-67 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AA analogs & derivatives AN analysis
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification EC economics
HI history IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity  
Record Number:   9343 
Unique Identifier:   D009151 

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