Other Names

3-quinuclidinyl benzilate



BZ is an incapacitating agent that blocks the activity of the central nervous system. It interferes with the body’s ordinary activities. It causes dry, flushed skin, fast heart beat, urinary retention, constipation, slowing of mental and physical activity; headaches, giddiness, disorientation and hallucinations.


Old Chemical Weapons and Related Materiel Reference Guide (2018)

Old Chemical Weapons Reference Guide (1998)