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Edgewood/Aberdeen Experiments

The Chemical-Biological Warfare Exposures Site
Classified medical studies of low-dose chemical agents conducted from 1955-1975

Chemicals tested

Chemicals tested The agents tested included chemical warfare agents and other related agents (inactive substances or placebos such as saline were used): Anticholinesterase nerve agents (ex., sarin and common organophosphorus (OP), and carbamate pesticides) Mustard agents Nerve agent antidotes atropine and scopolamine Nerve agent reactivators (ex., the common OP antidote 2-PAM chloride) Psychoactive agents (ex., LSD, PCP, cannaboids, and BZ) Irritants and riot control agents Alcohol and caffeine