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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kehe, K; Thiermann, H; Balszuweit, F; Eyer, F; Steinritz, D; Zilker, T 
Title:
Acute effects of sulfur mustard injury--Munich experiences. 
Abstract:
Sulfur mustard (SM) is a strong vesicant agent which has been used in several military conflicts. Large stockpiles still exist to the present day. SM is believed to be a major threat to civilian populations because of the persistent asymmetric threat by non-state actors, such as terrorist groups, its easy synthesis and handling and the risk of theft from stockpiles. Following an asymptomatic interval of several hours, acute SM exposure produces subepidermal skin blisters, respiratory tract damag...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Toxicology 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
263 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
3-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0300-483X 
TUM Institution:
Toxikologische Abteilung