Chapter 5. Chemical Warfare Agents

  1. Dr. André Richardt2 and
  2. Dr. Marc-Michael Blum3,4
  1. Alexander Grabowski1,
  2. Dr. André Richardt2 and
  3. Dr. Marc-Michael Blum3,4

Published Online: 3 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621620.ch5

Decontamination of Warfare Agents: Enzymatic Methods for the Removal of B/C Weapons

Decontamination of Warfare Agents: Enzymatic Methods for the Removal of B/C Weapons

How to Cite

Grabowski, A., Richardt, A. and Blum, M.-M. (2008) Chemical Warfare Agents, in Decontamination of Warfare Agents: Enzymatic Methods for the Removal of B/C Weapons (eds A. Richardt and M.-M. Blum), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621620.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    German Armed Forces Institute for Protection Technology - NBC Protection, Business Area of Biological and Chemical Decontamination, Humboldtstr. 100, 29633 Munster, Germany

  2. 3

    University of Frankfurt, Institute of Biophysical Chemistry, Marie-Curie-Str. 9, 60439 Frankfurt, Germany

  3. 4

    Scientific Services, Ledererstrasse 23, D-80331 Munich, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wehrwissenschaftliches Institut für Schutztechnologien – ABC - Schutz (WIS) 400, Humboldtstr. 100, 29633 Munster, Germany

  2. 2

    German Armed Forces Institute for Protection Technology - NBC Protection, Business Area of Biological and Chemical Decontamination, Humboldtstr. 100, 29633 Munster, Germany

  3. 3

    University of Frankfurt, Institute of Biophysical Chemistry, Marie-Curie-Str. 9, 60439 Frankfurt, Germany

  4. 4

    Scientific Services, Ledererstrasse 23, D-80331 Munich, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 23 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527317561

Online ISBN: 9783527621620

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Keywords:

  • decontamination;
  • warfare agents;
  • chemical warfare agents;
  • chemical weapons;
  • classification;
  • nerve agents;
  • pulmonary agents;
  • blood agents;
  • psycho agents

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Chemical Warfare Agents and Chemical Weapons: A Differentiation

  • Classification

    • Nerve Agents

    • Vesicants

    • Pulmonary Agents

    • Blood Agents

    • Riot Control Agents

    • Psycho Agents

  • Summary