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CDC: Adamsite   [open html - 98KB]

Alternate Title: CDC: Diphenylaminechloroarsine or DM

This webpage is maintained by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The webpage provides information and resources on Adamsite (Diphenylaminechloroarsine or DM). "The majority of exposures occur by inhalation and typically lead to symptoms of ocular, nasal, and respiratory tract irritation. Nonspecific gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g., vomiting or diarrhea) might also occur. The effects of adamsite poisoning take minutes to begin and might last for hours (1). If a rapid onset of manifestations of one of the following respiratory effects occurs, the clinical description for adamsite poisoning has been met: nose or throat irritation, cough, or dyspnea."

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