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Mustard Gas MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mustard Gas
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.526.728.468
Unique ID
D009151
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009151
Scope Note
Severe irritant and vesicant of skin, eyes, and lungs. It may cause blindness and lethal lung edema and was formerly used as a war gas. The substance has been proposed as a cytostatic and for treatment of psoriasis. It has been listed as a known carcinogen in the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP-85-002, 1985) (Merck, 11th ed).
Entry Term(s)
Bis(beta-chloroethyl) Sulfide
Di-2-chloroethyl Sulfide
Dichlorodiethyl Sulfide
Mustardgas
Psoriazin
Sulfur Mustard
Yellow Cross Liquid
Yperite
Pharm Action
Chemical Warfare Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Registry Number
T8KEC9FH9P
Related Numbers
505-60-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Ethane, 1,1'-thiobis(2-chloro)-
NLM Classification #
QV 666
Public MeSH Note
91,63-67; was see under MUSTARD COMPOUNDS 1968-90; was heading 1963-67
Online Note
use MUSTARD COMPOUNDS to search MUSTARD GAS 1966-74
History Note
91(75)63-67; was see under MUSTARD COMPOUNDS 1968-90; was heading 1963-67
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Mustard Gas Preferred
Psoriazin Narrower
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