Accession Number:

ADA374567

Title:

Reactions of N-Ethyl- (HN-1), N-Methyl-Bis(2-Chloroethyl)amine (HN-2), and Tris(2-Chloroethyl)amine (HN-3) with Peroxides

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Dec 1998-Jun 1999

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD CHEMICAL BIOLOGICAL CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

2000-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE