• Lewisite - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewisite Lewisite (L) is an organoarsenic compound.It was once manufactured in the U.S., Japan, Germany and the Soviet Union for use as a chemical weapon, acting as a vesicant (blister agent) and lung irritant. Although colorless and odorless, impure samples of lewisite are a yellow, brown, violet-black, green, or amber oily liquid with a distinctive odor that has been described as similar to geraniums.
  • CDC | Facts About Lewisite

    emergency.cdc.gov/agent/lewisite/basics/facts.asp Lewisite is a powerful irritant and blistering agent that immediately damages the skin, eyes, and respiratory (breathing) tract. Because it contains arsenic, lewisite has some effects that are similar to arsenic poisoning, including stomach ailments and low blood pressure.
  • LEWISITE (L) : Blister Agent - CDC

    www.cdc.gov/niosh/ershdb/emergencyresponsecard_29750006.html DESCRIPTION: Lewisite is an extremely toxic, arsenic-containing blister agent (vesicant) that affects the lungs and causes whole-body (systemic) effects. It has an odor of geraniums. It was developed as a potential chemical warfare agent (military designation, L), but has not been used on the battlefield. Exposure to large amounts can be fatal.
  • Lewisite | chemical compound | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/lewisite Lewisite, in chemical warfare, poison blister gas developed by the United States for use during World War I. Chemically, the substance is dichloro(2-chlorovinyl)arsine, a liquid whose vapour is highly toxic when inhaled or when in direct contact with the skin. It blisters the skin and irritates
  • Lewisite | C2H2AsCl3 - PubChem

    pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/lewisite Lewisite is an oily, colorless liquid with an odor like geraniums. Mustard-Lewisite Mixture is a liquid with a garlic-like odor. Mustard-Lewisite is a mixture of Lewisite and a sulfur mustard known as HD. Lewisite might have been used as a chemical weapon by Japan against Chinese forces in the 1930s, but such reports have not been confirmed.
  • CDC Lewisite | Emergency Preparedness & Response

    emergency.cdc.gov/agent/lewisite/index.asp Facts About Lewisite Overview of lewisite, including signs & symptoms, protection, & treatment; Case Definition: Vesicant (Mustards, Dimethyl Sulfate, and Lewisite) Includes clinical description, lab criteria for diagnosis, & case classification. Toxic Syndrome Description: Vesicant/Blister Agent Poisoning
  • Lewisite 2 | C4H4AsCl3 - PubChem

    pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Lewisite-2 Lewisite 2 | C4H4AsCl3 | CID 5368106 - structure, chemical names, physical and chemical properties, classification, patents, literature, biological activities, safety ...
  • Lewisite - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

    www.sciencedirect.com/topics/.../lewisite Lewisite was designed as a highly reactive, toxic gas capable of eliciting a rapid response that precluded long-duration inhalation exposures. There are limited data on the inhalation toxicity of lewisite. Although a number of lewisite LCt 50 values have been reported for a variety of mammalian species ...
  • Lewisite | Definition of Lewisite by Merriam-Webster

    www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lewisite Lewisite definition is - a colorless or brown vesicant liquid C2H2AsCl3 developed as a poison gas for war use.
  • LEWISITE | CAMEO Chemicals | NOAA

    www.cameochemicals.noaa.gov/chemical/5041 Lewisite produces an immediate searing sensation in the eye leading to permanent blindness if not decontaminated within one minute following exposure. Signs and Symptoms of Lewisite Exposure: Signs and symptoms of acute exposure to lewisite may include headache, red staining of the conjunctiva, a garlicky odor of the breath, and pulmonary edema.