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Mustard Gas. By Matt O’Toole. What is it?. Mustard gas, also know as sulfur mustard, is a gas commonly used as chemical weapon To the left is an example of one sulfur mustard molecule The yellow ball is a sulfur atom and the green balls are chlorine atoms

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Mustard gas

Mustard Gas

By Matt O’Toole


What is it
What is it?

  • Mustard gas, also know as sulfur mustard, is a gas commonly used as chemical weapon

  • To the left is an example of one sulfur mustard molecule

    • The yellow ball is a sulfur atom and the green balls are chlorine atoms

  • Mustard gas is easily identified by its strong odor that is very similar to the smell of mustard


Where d it come from
Where’d it come from?

  • Claims of the invention of mustard gas date back to mid-eighteen hundreds

  • Official, large-scale production of mustard gas began in 1913 by Hans Thacher Clarke


Mustard gas in world war 1
Mustard gas in World War 1

Mustard gas gain its infamy during the First World War

Its first effective use was in the year 1917 by the Germans and later that year by the allies


Modern uses
Modern Uses

  • Japan used Mustard gas against China in World War Two

  • Used extensively during the Iraq-Iran War by Iraq


What does it do
What does it do?

  • Mustard gas serves as a powerful blistering

  • Breaks down tissues and cell membranes

  • Irritation of eyes, skin, and the throat

  • Blindness

  • Vomiting and diarrhea

  • Death (well duh)


Ld50 s
LD50’s

  • LD50(skin)- 100 mg/kg

  • LD50(oral)- .7 mg/kg


Treatment antidotes
Treatment & Antidotes

  • Gas masks help to protect against oral and repertory effects

  • Quickly washing any gas off of the skin helps to lessen any damage

  • Milk can help a little bit for ingested gas

  • There is no true antidote


Other uses
Other Uses

  • None what so ever. It was made for and is only used for war


The end

The End

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