The efficacy of different decontaminants in rats and pigs percutaneously poisoned with organophosphates.

The efficacies of clay or alcoholate as decontaminants and a polyethylene glycol + oxime N-octylpyridium-4-aldoxime bromide (OPAB) protective ointment were evaluated in rats and pigs percutaneously poisoned with O-ethyl S-2-diisopropylaminoethyl methylphosphonothioate (VX) and soman (GD) nerve gases. The use of protective ointment per se or combined with… CONTINUE READING