Accession Number:

ADA263449

Title:

The Determination of Mustard Gas and Related Vesicants in Rubber and Paint by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

PRINS MAURITS LABORATORIUM TNO RIJSWIJK(NETHERLANDS)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The determination of mustard gas 2,2-dichlorodiethyl sulfide and some related vesicants in rubber and paint was investigated. The vesicants were isolated by extraction with methylene chloride or by dynamic headspace analysis at elevated temperatures. The latter procedure had the advantage that high boiling additives did not interfere during the analysis by capillary column gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. The stability of the vesicants in the materials used proved to be good. No great losses were found after storage for weeks at room temperature.... Military chemical agents, Vesicants, Mustard gas, Rubber, Paint, Gas chromatography, Mass spectrometry.

Subject Categories:

  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
  • Elastomers and Rubber
  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE