Phosgene, smells like musty hay, National Museum of Health and Medicine

Phosgene, smells like musty hay, National Museum of Health and Medicine

 

Description: "Phosgene, smells like musty hay or green corn, lung irritant, causes increased dopey feeling, colorless gas." This poster was produced by the Texas Military Forces Museum's Art Department at Camp Barkeley, Texas. It gives means of identification for phosgene gas.

 

Date: 1941-1945

 

Source collection: OHA 365: World War II Gas Identification Posters

 

Repository: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Otis Historical Archives

 

Rights: No known restrictions upon publication, physical copy retained by National Museum of Health and Medicine. Publication and high resolution image requests should be directed to NMHM (www.medicalmuseum.mil/)

 

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Taken on January 31, 2011