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Descriptor English: Phosgene
Descriptor Spanish: Fosgeno
Descriptor fosgeno
Scope note: Gas muy tóxico que ha sido utilizado como agente químico bélico. Es un veneno insidioso, ya que no es irritante inmediatamente, aun cuando se inhalen concentraciones mortales. (The Merck Index, 11th ed, p7304)
Descriptor Portuguese: Fosgênio
Descriptor French: Phosgène
Tree number(s): D02.522.741
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010705
Scope note: A highly toxic gas that has been used as a chemical warfare agent. It is an insidious poison as it is not irritating immediately, even when fatal concentrations are inhaled. (From The Merck Index, 11th ed, p7304)
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Pharm Action: Chemical Warfare Agents
Registry Number: 117K140075
CAS Type 1 Name: Carbonic dichloride
DeCS ID: 10900
Unique ID: D010705
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Phosgene - Preferred
Concept UI M0016632
Scope note A highly toxic gas that has been used as a chemical warfare agent. It is an insidious poison as it is not irritating immediately, even when fatal concentrations are inhaled. (From The Merck Index, 11th ed, p7304)
Preferred term Phosgene



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