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Question: Which of the following is considered a pulmonary (choking) agent?


  1.  Soman
  2.  Chlorine
  3.  Cyanide
  4.  All of the Above

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2. Chlorine

Chlorine is considered a pulmonary (choking) agent.

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Pulmonary agents include a class of chemical compounds that affect with normal human breathing. They include a variety of gases. They are also known as Choking agents.

Examples of Choking agents are Chlorine (Cl2), Nitrogen oxides (NO), Ammonia (NH3), Phosgene (COCl2), and Organohalides.

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