The chemical I've been learning about is in a lot of things & even the public is at risk for harm. These are the signs of hemolytic anemia
News reports today say that the 'shortness of breath' that our Vice President, Cheney, has is not pulmonary ... so, could it be hemoltyic anemia? Shortness of breath is one of the 8 signs of hemolytic anemia
. I suspect this is the FATIGUE that doctors haven't been finding in CFIDS, etc
Hmm.... WM Rehnquist? thyroid tumor can be part of 2-butoxyethanol harm
Ashcroft? pancreatitis and gall bladder problems can be part of 2-butoxyethanol harm
So is child leukemia
So is infertility
- especially for men. One vet asked me if infertility could be caused from the gas used in training.
My reply to this vet:
What kind of gas? What system of putting gas into a chamber was used?
I don't know about that; however, 2-butoxyethanol is in lots of spary systems ... in jet fuel???
It harms the testes & has been known to cause infertility
Have you had any urinalysis that show even trace blood?
Do you have FATIGUE? Do you remember when it hit?
What were you doing then?
His reply: "Can this gas cause infertility???
The gas that was used is CS gas or
Please let me know, thanks…"
I put this in the search engine: orto-chlorobenzylidene- malononitrile,msds
It's 132 pages ... I'll look through it
... the skin and eyes. * Breathing Malononitrile can irritate the nose and throat. * Breathing Malononitrile may irritate the lungs causing ...
http://www.state.nj.us/health/eoh/rtkweb/1153.pdf CAS No 109-77-3
Says several related compounds cause reproductive damage
The answer to your question appears to be, "yes" though indirectly addressed
... and eyes. * Breathing o-Chlorobenzylidene Malononitrile can irritate the nose and throat. * Breathing o-Chlorobenzylidene Malononitrile can irritate the lungs causing ...
http://www.state.nj.us/health/eoh/rtkweb/1423.pdf - 33.1KB
Says they do not know about reproductive harm.
THE chemical you are looking for
CAS No 2698-41-1
You can take this CAS # & get more info on www.chemfinder.com
Do you remember such a time? Did you get sick then? Were you the only one, or did the whole group have the same experience? Can you contact two of the others in your group & ask if they have become sterile? You may have medical information that the military and scientists need.