Nerve Agents

Nerve agents are very poisonous chemicals designed to attack the nervous system.

They are classified as weapons of mass destruction, and can be dispersed from missiles, artillery shells, land mines, spray tanks, and other methods.

There are several nerve agents, including sarin, soman, tabun and VX.

Methods of exposure:

Symptoms of low to moderate exposure include:

Large doses may cause:

How to respond if you are exposed: