Warfare agents are probably one of the most harmful weapons created by mankind. These agents are extremely toxic synthetic chemicals that can be dispersed as a gas, liquid or aerosol or as agents adsorbed to particles to become a powder. These warfare agents have either lethal or incapacitating effects on humans. They differ from explosive chemicals in which the destructive effects are caused by shear force and are localized. Warfare agents create massive and extensive human suffering without any warning. Warfare agents have typical characteristics such as high toxicity, imperceptibility to senses and rapidity of action after dissemination and persistency.
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Last date updated on June, 2014