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- Chemical weapon [r]: A weapon that cause death or disease by means of chemical interaction with the metabolism of the victim, as opposed to causing injury through blast, thermal, or other effects not on a molecular level [e]
- Nerve agent [r]: Lethal insecticides and chemical weapons that kill by acting as cholinesterase inhibitors, causing muscle contractions that do not release; they are usually organophosphates with the most poisonous containing fluorine [e]
- Methylphosphonyl difluoride [r]: NATO code DF, also known as difluor; a Chemical Weapons Convention Schedule I precursor in the synthesis of the nerve agent, sarin (GB) [e]
- Isopropanol [r]: CH3CH(OH)CH3; also called isopropyl alcohol, extensively used industrial solvent and organic precursor, common "rubbing alcohol" disinfectant; also immediate precursor for sarin and other nerve agent chemical weapons [e]
- Aum Shinrikyo [r]: A Japanese religious organization that conducted weapons of mass destruction operations inside Japan, principally sarin chemical weapon releases in 1994 and 1995 [e]
- Iran-Iraq War [r]: War between Iran and Iraq, 1980-1988, with very high casualties on both sides, but an inconclusive result [e]