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Subject: M25  8 NOV 90                                                   

Box  ID: BX000455

Document Number:         14

Folder Title: INTELLIGENCE REPORTS AUG 90  DS-DS-2                                                            

Folder Seq #:          2

Unit: ARCENT      

Parent Organzation: CENTCOM     





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          1. ,     -     HYDROGEN SU!-FIDE (H2S) IS FORMED AS A NATI.JRAL.. PART OF
          THE PROCESS OF FORMING OIL UNDER HIGH PIRESSLJRE AT DEFITHE@ OF 12,0()CI
          TO -,/],OOO FEET IN THE GEOI.-OGICAL PRESSURE FORMATIONS FOUND                 TN OR
                         PERSIAN GIJL..F.   TYPIr'A!-- 011. WEL.,LS IN 'THE AL- BURG     N AND
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          .IAGtk.',A OTI- L@IEI-DS HAVE PRESSURES OF 2@)OO -TO 500C) F'Si AND KUWPIIT HA@
          A TOTAL OF BETWEEN 65 AND ICic) HTGFI F,RE..-SSLiF@E.- OIL OR GAS WELI@S.                   k,9
          2@             AT CONCENTRATIONS OF ABOUT 10 PARTS PER M.RL-LION (PPM),
          H2S CAN BE     DETECTED BY ITS "RO-V-rON EGC@,@' SMELL.         AT 2CI PF'ti,
          f-0, M-RIL Al- AL-ARM@3 DESIGNED TO DETECT H2S VJILI-. SOUND AN AL..ARM.            L-OW
          _ IIVr
          -..'CiNC@ENTI-@A-rIONS MA CAUSE IRRITATION OF THE UPPER RESPIRATORY -1@RAC-F,
          AND IF EXPOSURE IS PROLONGED, PULMONARY EDEMA MAY RESULT. -THE
          IRRITANT AC!-ION HAS BEEN EXPLAINED ON -THE BASIS THAT H2S COMBINES





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          WITH THE ALKALT, PRESENT IN 1101n@T SURFACE TISSUES TO FORM SOD                  TLil@l
IGHER CONCENTRATION THE ACTION OF THE
          GAS ON THE NERVOUS SY TEM BECOMES MORE F,ROMINENI, AND A 3o-MINLJTE
          EXPOSURE TO 5@)@) PPM REStJL-'T'S IN HEADACHE, DIZZINESS, EXCITEMENT,
          STAGGERING GAIT, DIARRHEA, AND DYSL.IF@-3.A, FOI,..LOWEI) SOMETIMES BY
                     TS OR BRONCHOPNEUMONIA. 'THE ACTION ON THE NERVOUS SYSTE
          BRONCHIT,
          IS, WITH SMALL- AMOUNTS, ONE OF DEPRESSION,, IN LARGER AMOUNTS, IT
          STIMULATES, AND WITH VERY HIGH AMOUNTS THE RESPIRATORY CENTER !,SM
          F'ARAL..YZED.   EXPOSURES OF SC)O-IC)t)O PPtel MAY BE FATAL IN 30 MINUTES,
          AND HIGH CONCENTRATIONS ARE INSTANTL-Y FATAI-. FATAL HYDROGEN
          SULFIDE POISONING MAY OCCUR EVEN MORE RAF'IDLY THAN THAT FOLLOWING
          EXPOSURE TO f-) SIMII..-Ac" CONCENTRATION OF HYDROGEN @-YNIDE (I-!CN) A
          COMMON BL.ODD AGENT.        @Li2E@ DOES lqDT COMBINE WITH THE FlEiviOG'@DBIN OF
          THE            11-S ASF'HYXIAN'  , (@CTTON IS DUE TO PARALYSIS OF THE
          REE:ill--@A-rORY CENTER. WITH REPEATED EXPOSURES TO L.OW CONCENTRATIONS,
                  CT TVI-R
          C@@Njt,JN       IS, F,HOI-OF-1-i(DBIA, CORNEAI.- BIJL.1-AE, I-EF)RING, PAIN AND

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                                                                               N@    SEP 96
                                                     @3SE3sssssssss@3S@,g    BY: SEC ARMY (DAMH) UNDER
                                                                             SEC 3.4 EO 12958


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Document 3 f:/Week-32/BX000455/INTELLIGENCE REPORTS AUG 90 DS-DS-2/m25 8 nov 90:09139616125831
Control Fields 17
File Room = aug96_declassified
File Cabinet = Week-32
Box ID = BX000455
Unit = ARCENT
Parent Organization = CENTCOM
Folder Title = INTELLIGENCE REPORTS AUG 90 DS-DS-2
Folder Seq # = 2
Subject = M25 8 NOV 90
Document Seq # = 31
Document Date =
Scan Date = 22-AUG-1996
Queued for Declassification = 01-JAN-1980
Short Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Long Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Permanent Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Non-Health Related Document = 01-JAN-1980
Declassified = 13-SEP-1996