Title

Group 13 Chelates in Nerve Gas Agent and Pesticide Dealkylation

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2008

Abstract

Schiff base boron and aluminium bromides have been used to cleave organophosphate nerve agents and pesticides and their simulants: salben(tBu)[BBr2]2 was very effective in cleaving the VX simulants EMPPT and DEPPT and nerve agent VX; salen(tBu)AlBr was effective in cleaving the nerve agents VX and Soman and the pesticideDiazinon.