Problem

Blister agents

Other Names:
Vesicants
Nature:

Blister agents react with the proteins in the skin and the mucous membrane of the the lungs and the eyes. All blister agents are oily liquids with a low vapour pressure, lingering on the ground and on objects for a considerable time.

Broader Problems:
Chemical warfare
Aggravates:
Disorders of the skin
Subject(s):
Medicine Skin
Societal Problems Poison
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
18.04.2019 – 14:32 CEST