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Mustard gas

Definition:

A chemical agent that attacks the skin and eyes, mustard gas is one of the best known and most potent chemical weapons.

It causes severe blisters and, if inhaled, can damage the lungs and other organs.

Mustard gas also attacks a cell’s DNA, increasing the risk of cancer and birth defects.

Source: GreenFacts

Translation(s):

Español: Gas mostaza
Français: Gaz moutarde

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