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Compound Summary for: CID 10461

Mustard Gas

Also known as: Sulfur mustard; Yperite; Senfgas; Iprit; Lost; Yellow cross liquid; Bis(2-chloroethyl) sulfide; Schwefel-lost
Molecular Formula: C4H8Cl2S   Molecular Weight: 159.07732   InChIKey: QKSKPIVNLNLAAV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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).   From: MeSH
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