Chemical Preparedness - Information for Professionals

Loading...

Chemical Preparedness - Information for Professionals
chemical_thumb1

Skip down to:
Chemical Preparedness Resources

Chemical Agents:
Blister Agents/ Vesicants | Blood Agents | Caustics (Acids) | Choking/Lung/Pulmonary Agents | Long-Acting Anticoagulants | Metals | Nerve Agents | Organic Solvents | Riot Control Agents/Tear Gas | Toxic Alcohols | Toxins

Chemical Preparedness Resources

From DSHS:

  • Web-Based DSHS CHEMPACK Training
    CHEMPACK is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) program that places caches of nerve agent antidotes in communities throughout the nation. This web-based training provides a broad overview of the CHEMPACK program and a look at the role these free assets can play in a public health emergency.

From the CDC:

General Resources:

return to top of page


Chemical Agents

Blister Agents

From the CDC:

  • Nitrogen Mustard
    Facts About Nitrogen Mustard, Toxic Syndrome Description: Vesicant/Blister Agent Poisoning, HN1 Nitrogen Mustard Emergency Response Card: Information for First Responders, HN2 Nitrogen Mustard Emergency Response Card: Information for First Responders, HN3 Nitrogen Mustard Emergency Response Card: Information for First Responders, Toxicology FAQs, Medical Management Guidelines (MMG).
  •  

  • Lewisite
    Facts About Lewisite, Vesicant/Blister Agent Poisoning, Emergency Response Card Information for First Responders, Toxicology FAQs, and Medical Management Guidelines (MMG).
  •  

  • Sulfur Mustard (Mustard Gas)
    Facts About Sulfur Mustard, Toxic Syndrome Description, Vesicant/Blister Agent Poisoning, Emergency Response Card Information for First Responders, Toxicology FAQs: Mustard Gas, Toxicology FAQs: Sulfur Mustard, Toxicological Profile: Mustard Gas, Medical Management Guidelines (MMG), Sulfur Mustard.
  •  

  • Phosgene Oxime
    Facts About Phosgene Oxime, Toxic Syndrome Description: Vesicant/Blister Agent Poisoning, Toxicology FAQs, Medical Management Guidelines (MMG).

return to top of page


Blood Agents

From the CDC:

  • Arsine
    Medical Management Guidelines (MMG), Facts About Arsine, Case Definition: Arsine or Stibine Poisoning, Toxic Syndrome Description: Arsine or Stibine Poisoning
  •  

  • Cyanide
    Facts About Cyanide, Cyanogen Chloride Emergency Response Card: Information for First Responders. Hydrogen Cyanide Emergency Response Card: Information for First Responders, Potassium Cyanide Emergency Response Card: Information for First Responders, Sodium Cyanide Emergency Response Card: Information for First Responders, Toxicological Profile, Toxicology FAQs, Medical Management Guidelines (MMG): Hydrogen Cyanide.

return to top of page


Caustics

From the CDC:

return to top of page


Choking Lung Pulmonary Agents

From the CDC:

  • Ammonia
    Toxicological Profile; Toxicology FAQs; and Toxicology FAQs.
  •  

  • Bromine
    Facts About Bromine, Case Definition: Bromine Poisoning.
  •  

  • Chlorine
    Facts About Chlorine, Toxicology FAQs, Medical Management Guidelines (MMG).
  •  

  • Osmium Tetroxide
    NIOSH Pocket Safety Guide to Chemical Hazards on Osmium Tetroxide, International Chemical Safety Cards on Osmium Tetroxide, Osmium Tetorixide Resources from the National Institute for Safety and Health (NIOSH).
  •  

  • Phosgene
    Facts About Phosgene, Toxicology FAQs, Medical Management Guidelines (MMG).
  •  

  • Phosphine
    Toxicology FAQs, Medical Management Guidelines (MMG).
  •  

  • Phosphorus, Elemental, White or Yellow
    Toxicology FAQs, Toxicological Profile.

return to top of page


Long Acting Anticoagulants

From the CDC:

return to top of page


Metals

From the CDC:

  • Arsenic
    Toxicology FAQs, Toxicological Profile, Case Studies in Environmental Medicine: Arsenic Toxicity.
  •  

  • Mercury
    Toxicology FAQs and Toxicological Profile.
  •  

  • Thallium
    Toxicology FAQs and Toxicology FAQs.

return to top of page


Nerve Agents

From the CDC:

  • Sarin (GB)
    Facts About Sarin, Emergency Response Card: Information for First Responders, Toxicology FAQs: Nerve Agents, Medical Management Guidelines (MMG): Nerve Agents.
  •  

  • Soman (GD)
    Facts About Soman, Facts About Soman, Toxicology FAQs: Nerve Agents, Toxicology FAQs: Nerve Agents.
  •  

  • Tabun (GA)
    Facts About Tabun , Emergency Response Card: Information for First Responders, Toxicology FAQs: Nerve Agents, and Medical Management Guidelines (MMG): Nerve Agents.
  •  

  • VX
    Facts About VX, Emergency Response Card: Information for First Responders, Toxicology FAQs: Nerve Agents, Medical Management Guidelines (MMG): Nerve Agents.

return to top of page


Organic Solvents

From the CDC:

  • Benzene
    Toxicological Profile, Toxicology FAQs, Medical Management Guidelines (MMG), and Case Studies in Environmental Medicine: Benzene Toxicity.

return to top of page


Riot Control Agents

From the CDC:

  • Riot Control Agents
    Facts About Riot Control Agents, Case Definition: Riot Control Agent Poisoning, Toxic Syndrome Description: Riot Control Agent Poisoning.

return to top of page


Toxic Alcohols

From the CDC:

  • Ethylene Glycol
    Toxicology FAQs, Toxicological Profile, Medical Management Guidelines (MMG).

return to top of page


Toxins

  • Abrin
    Facts About Abrin, Case Definition: Ricin or Abrin Inhalation, Case Definition: Ricin or Abrin Ingestion, Toxic Syndrome Description: Ricin or Abrin Poisoning, Toxic Syndrome Description: Ricin or Abrin Poisoning. From the CDC.
  •  

  • Fact Sheet – Ricin
    Agent Information; Reporting Requirements for Disease; Infection Control; Incubation Period; Signs/Symptoms; Diagnosis; Vaccines; and Prophylaxis.
  •  

  • Ricin
    Information for Clinicians; Laboratory Information; and Information for First Responders. From the CDC.
  •  

  • Ricin Emergency Response Card
    Acute Hazards/Clinical Signs/Symptoms; Prevention/Personal Protective Equirpment; First Aid. From NIOSH.
  •  

  • Ricin Fact Sheet
    What it is; How it is produced; Historical significance; How it is delivered; What it does; and Signs and Symptoms.From the Federation of American Scientists. (PDF file, 92 kb)
  •  

  • Strychnine
    From the CDC.
  •  

  • Fact Sheet – Trichothecene Mycotoxin (T2)
    Agent Information; Reporting Requirements for Disease; Infection Control; Incubation Period; Signs/Symptoms; Diagnosis; Vaccines; and Prophylaxis.

 

Note: External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may also not be accessible to people with disabilities.

Last updated May 23, 2013