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Subject = RRI 18 ABC CMD REF 18 90 04F                                    

Parent Organization = ARCENT      

Unit = XVIII CORPS 

Folder Title = INTELLIGENCE REPORTS IRAQ NBC                                                                   

Document Number =          8

Box ID = BX000090





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    OATSZYUW RHIVHAA0055 2342223-0reB@ -RHILHAF.
    ZNY-06@@@-
    0 222223Z AUG 90
    FM CMO IS ABC DHAHRAN SA//AFZA-GS-OC//
    CMO 82ND ABN DIV FWD                              5 USC 552 (b)(1)
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    SUBJECT/RRI/18 ABC CMO/REF 18-90-04F//REPONSE TO 82-90-38
    NAR/A/REQUESTED INFORMATION//
    A/Q/REQUEST ALL AVAILABLE INFORMATION ON CHLORCENIBOL" EFFECTS ON
    PROTECTIVE SUIT? HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO AFFECT BODY AND WHAT DOES
    IT DO TO BODY?
    A/ANSWER/
              HAS BEEN REPORTED THAT THE IRAQIS POSSESS A CHEMICAL AGENT
 (UYALLED "CHLORCENIBOL" WHICH IS A QUICK ACTING NON-PERSISTENT CHEMICAL
    AGENT. IT IS USED IN FRONT OF OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS TO HARASS,
    INCAPACITATE, AND DEGRADE THE CAPABILITY OF ENEMY GROUND FORCES. WHEN
    DISSEMINATED, THE AGENT CLOUD IS GRAY-WHITE AND SYMPTOMS INCLUDE:
    TEARING, ITCHING OF THE SKIN, WATERY EYES, AND CHOKING.
           THIS AGENT IS ASSESSED TO BE SOME TYPE OF RIOT CONTROL AGENT
    TUCH AS CS OR CN. THE USE, IDENTIFICATION AND SYMPTOMATOLOGY ARE
    SIMILAR TO RIOT CONTROL AGENTS. CHLORCENIBOL IS PROBABLY AN IRAQI
    NAME GIVEN TO THIS PARTICULAR TYPE OF RIOT CONTROL AGENT. LIQUID RIOT
    CONTROL AGENTS PRESENT A VAPOR HAZARD ONLY AND WOULD NOT
    THE PROTECTIVE SUIT 0


    CONTROL AGENTS DO NOT PENETRATE THE US PROTECTIVE MASK; THEIR EFFECTS
    AREIIMMEDIATE; AND THEIR DURATION IN THE AIR IS SHORT, USUALLY ONLY A
    FEW MINUUTES (THE EXACT AMOUNT OF TIME T14E AGENT WILL STAY IN THE
    AREA DEPENDS UPON METEORLOGICAL CONDITIONS AND TERRAIN).
    (U) TREATMENT PROCEDURES FOR CS/RIOT CONTROL AGENTS ARE LISTED IN FM
    B-285 (PART 2, PARA B-1 THROUGH B-8), NAVMED P-5041, AFM 160-11.
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON TREATMENT, CONTACT MR, DEL FREEMAN, ARMED
    FORCES MEDICAL INTELLIGENCE CENTER, AV -@43-7603.//
    RMKS/POC ILT GILKESON IPS AV 236-7445/COMM 3?6-7445//


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                                                       5 USC 552 (b)(1)





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File Room = sep96_declassified
File Cabinet = Week-62
Box ID = BX000090
Unit = XVIII CORPS
Parent Organization = ARCENT
Folder Title = INTELLIGENCE REPORTS IRAQ NBC
Folder Seq # = 21
Subject = RRI 18 ABC CMD REF 18 90 04F
Doc Seq # = 8
Doc Date =
Scan Date = 15-MAR-1997
Queued for Declassification = 18-MAR-1997
SAGWI Request = 01-JAN-1980
Long Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Permanent Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Non-Health Related Document = 01-JAN-1980
Declassified = 22-SEP-1997