Biological Agent: VX

Biological Agent: VX

VX (S-[2-(diisopropylamino)ethyl]-O-ethyl methylphosphonothioate) is an extremely toxic substance whose only application is in chemical warfare as a nerve agent. As a chemical weapon, it is classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations in UN Resolution 687. The production and stockpiling of VX was outlawed by the Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993.

Declassified Documents

Electronic Warfare Joint Test VX-5 Advance Evaluation Note [59 Pages]

Toxicity of High Purity VX in the Rabbit (Percutaneous) and Mouse (Intravenous) Following The Addition of Reaction Products [59 Pages]