Mustard Gas


Bis(beta-chloroethyl) Sulfide

Di 2 chloroethyl Sulfide

Di-2-chloroethyl Sulfide

Dichlorodiethyl Sulfide

Ethane, 1,1'-thiobis(2-chloro)-

Gas, Mustard

Mustard, Sulfur



Sulfide, Di-2-chloroethyl

Sulfide, Dichlorodiethyl

Sulfur Mustard

Yellow Cross Liquid


Severe irritant and vesicant of skin, eyes, and lungs. It may cause blindness and lethal lung edema and was formerly used as a war gas. The substance has been proposed as a cytostatic and for treatment of psoriasis. It has been listed as a known carcinogen in the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP-85-002, 1985) (Merck, 11th ed).