Berger Mixture (BM)

Other Names

BM

Use

Berger Mixture (BM) is a smoke mixture that contains the following components: 35.4% Zinc dust; 41.6% carbon tetrachloride; 9.3% sodium chlorate; 5.4% ammonium chloride; 8.3% magnesium carbonate (percentages are based on weights). This mixture created a screening smoke with a total obscuring (TOP) of 1400. It also possessed good hanging properties.

Source(s)

Old Chemical Weapons and Related Materiel Reference Guide (2018)

Old Chemical Weapons Reference Guide (1998)