Chapter 23. Organic Arsenicals

  1. Timothy C. Marrs OBE, MD, DSc, FRCP, FRCPath1,2,3,
  2. Robert L. Maynard CBE, FRCP, FRCPath4 and
  3. Frederick R. Sidell MD5
  1. Timothy C. Marrs OBE, MD, DSc, FRCP, FRCPath1,2,3 and
  2. Robert L. Maynard CBE, FRCP, FRCPath4

Published Online: 2 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470060032.ch23

Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicology and Treatment, Second Edition

Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicology and Treatment, Second Edition

How to Cite

Marrs, T. C. and Maynard, R. L. (2007) Organic Arsenicals, in Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicology and Treatment, Second Edition (eds T. C. Marrs, R. L. Maynard and F. R. Sidell), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470060032.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Edentox Associates, Pinehurst, Four Elms Road, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 6AQ, UK

  2. 2

    National Poisons Information Service (Birmingham Centre) and West Midlands Poisons Unit, City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK

  3. 3

    Lancashire School of Health and Postgraduate Medicine, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE, UK

  4. 4

    Health Protection Agency, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0RQ, UK

  5. 5

    US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010-5400, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Edentox Associates, Pinehurst, Four Elms Road, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 6AQ, UK

  2. 2

    National Poisons Information Service (Birmingham Centre) and West Midlands Poisons Unit, City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK

  3. 3

    Lancashire School of Health and Postgraduate Medicine, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE, UK

  4. 4

    Health Protection Agency, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0RQ, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 23 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470013595

Online ISBN: 9780470060032

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Keywords:

  • organic arsenicals;
  • lewisite acute toxicity;
  • subchronic and reproductive toxicity;
  • mutagenicity;
  • ethyl, methyl and phenyl dichlorarsine - ‘Dicks’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Lewisite

  • Absorption

  • Mode of Exposure

  • Toxicology

  • Mode of Action

  • Pathology

  • Other Organic Arsenicals

  • References