Other Names

No. 9


Martonite (No. 9) is a mixture of 60% bromacetone (Martonite), 20% chloroacetone (Tonite) and 20% stannic chloride (Opacite). Bromacetone (Martonite) is an effective lachrymatory agent that produces irritating effects on the eyes at low concentrations. It is also classified as a toxic lachrymatory agent and, when in contact with the skin, can cause blisters.


Old Chemical Weapons Reference Guide (1998)