Cyanogen Chloride

Other Names

CC, CK, Mauguenite


Cyanogen Chloride (CK) is a colorless, non-persistent, systemically toxic chemical agent. It boils at 15 degrees C (59 degrees F) yielding a volatile and irritant vapor 1.98 times heavier than air. Cyanogen chloride interferes with the use of oxygen by the body’s tissues. It is also a lachrymatory agent and lung injurant.


Old Chemical Weapons and Related Materiel Reference Guide (2018)

Old Chemical Weapons Reference Guide (1998)