Problem

Mustard-Lewisite

Other Names:
Sulphur mustard / Lewisite
Nature:
Mustard-Lewisite mixture is a liquid mixture of distilled mustard gas (HD) and Lewisite. Due to its low freezing point, the mixture remains a liquid in cold weather and at high altitudes. The mixture with the lowest freezing point consists of 63% Lewisite and 37% Mustard. It has a garlic-like odour.
Broader Problems:
Blister agents
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
06.08.2003 – 00:00 CEST