Reactions of N-Ethyl- (HN-1), N-Methyl-Bis(2-Chloroethyl)amine (HN-2), and Tris(2-Chloroethyl)amine (HN-3) with Peroxides
Final rept. Dec 1998-Jun 1999
EDGEWOOD CHEMICAL BIOLOGICAL CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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The chemical decontamination of nitrogen mustards, HN-1, -2, and -3, generally involves oxidation and hydrolysis bleach is the most commonly used reagent. Reactions of nitrogen mustards with peracetic acid and 30 hydrogen peroxide were studied, and the products were analyzed by proton and C-13 NMR spectra.
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