The gases - Mustard gas, Lewisite Tear Gas and chloro-picrin - were stored in a safe at the premises of Minton Treharne and Davies, a firm of analytical chemists, in Bute Crescent for demonstration purposes.
What does L stand for?
L stands for Lewisite
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- Length of leg
- Length of side or any unspecified length
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In 2005, it finished disposing of more than 1,143 tons of yperite, lewisite and their mixtures.
Veterans at Risk: The Health Effects of Mustard Gas and Lewisite.
Before their work, the Army was challenged by disposal of lewisite and other arsenical compounds.
By late 1918, 10 tons per day of lewisite were being produced in Cleveland, with the goal of having 3,000 tons for battlefield use by March 1, 1919.
Dew of Death: The Story of Lewisite, America's Worm War I Weapon of Mass Destruction.
Lewisite was not used during WWI, but it became a commonly produced chemical warfare agent during the early and middle parts of the 20th century.
The report, by consultants Aspinwall and Company, said: "Bowes Moor was used to store mustard gas, lewisite and phosgene and the smoke agents titanium tetrachloride.