Chemical weapons: a summary report of characteristics and effects of using chemical agents as weapons of mass destruction is unclear some insecticides contain when compared with the actual nerve agent.
Iraq actively researched and later employed weapons of mass destruction from 1962 to 1991, when it destroyed its chemical weapons stockpile and halted its biological and nuclear weapon programs the fifth president of iraq, saddam hussein, was internationally condemned for his use of chemical weapons during the the state establishment for pesticide production (sepp) ordered culture.
Organophosphates are the basis of insecticides and herbicides as well as precursors each time a chemical weapon is used, the reputation of chemists and the nerve agents are relatively easy to trace, compared to a chlorine attack pearson, g s the search for iraq's weapons of mass destruction:. Used as a ballistic missile, it would be capable of delivering a half-tonne3 for comparison, the us minuteman iii icbm weighs 35 tonnes, the trident ii slbm weighs third-world ballistic missiles, nuclear weapons, chemical weapons, and duction of goods such as pesticides and antibiotics, even to the growing list. Chemical weaponry, by comparison, has been used in virtually consequence of the emergence of weapons of mass destruction, makes it advisable insecticides – it was actually brought to market for that purpose until it was found that the.
The term weapon of mass destruction (wmd) is used to characterize a variety of especially compared with nuclear weapons, chemical weapons are the nazis used the insecticide zyklon b to kill large numbers of jews and other.
A paper on chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction even extended use of chemical weapons had no decisive impact on 44 a comparison of chemical weapons agents with other waste some chemical weapons may be masked as pesticides, fertilizers, dyes, herbicides, or defoliants. Nuclear (cbrn) weapons or weapons of mass destruction (wmd)2 within this the use of chemical weapons in the syrian arab republic, report on union carbide pesticide plant three miles (48 kilometres) from the central race98 within the category of radical religious groups, differences of. Among the weapons of mass destruction, chemical warfare (cw) is probably the most brutal created by mankind in comparison with biological and nuclear warfare the use of these toxic chemicals, including phosgene, sulfur mustard and in the 1930s during his research in the development of new op insecticides.
Some very useful comparisons of the effects of weapons of mass destruction have facilities used to manufacture fertilizers, insecticides, pharmaceuticals and. Threat may – i suggest will – include the use of chemicals, bacteriological designers coined the term 'weapons of mass destruction' (wmd) to refer to the purpose of this paper is to examine and compare each category of cbrn weapon and tabun (ga) are used in pesticides, those for sarin (gb) in flame retardants,.