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Chemical Mustard Gas

Name Mustard Gas
CAS Type 1 Name Ethane, 1,1'-thiobis(2-chloro)-
Equivalent Terms Bis(beta-chloroethyl) Sulfide | Di 2 chloroethyl Sulfide | Di-2-chloroethyl Sulfide | Dichlorodiethyl Sulfide | Gas, Mustard | Mustardgas | Mustard, Sulfur | Psoriazin | Sulfide, Di-2-chloroethyl | Sulfide, Dichlorodiethyl | Sulfur Mustard | Yellow Cross Liquid | Yperite
CAS Registry Number 505-60-2
Definition Severe irritant and vesicant of skin, eyes, and lungs. It may cause blindness and lethal lung edema and was formerly used as a war gas. The substance has been proposed as a cytostatic and for treatment of psoriasis. It has been listed as a known carcinogen in the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP-85-002, 1985) (Merck, 11th ed).
Structure Mustard Gas
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MeSH® ID D009151
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ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Hydrocarbons Has associated genes Has associated diseases Hydrocarbons, Halogenated Has associated genes Has associated diseases Mustard Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Mustard Gas Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Mustard Gas Has associated genes Has associated diseases
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