Diphosgene

Other Names

Green Cross, Jihosugen

Use

Diphosgene (Diphos) is an oily, colorless, nonpersistent liquid that has an odor like newly mowed hay. The agent is slow acting mostly and has physiological effects similar to phosgene. When diphosgene enters the body it is converted to phosgene.

Source(s)

Old Chemical Weapons Reference Guide (1998)

TM 9-1904, Ammunition Inspection Guide (1944)