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Mustard-T (HT) blister agent


HT is a clear, yellowish liquid with a garlic-like odor. It was generally used as a delayed-action, casualty agent. It is highly persistent, very similar to Distilled Mustard (HD), only with a stronger blistering effect and a longer duration. Low volatility produces smaller vapor concentration.

HT is a 60 percent mixture of HD and 40 percent of T, a sulfur and chlorine compound.

Blister agents can be used to produce casualties, restrict the use of terrain, material and...

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