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Edgewood Arsenal Chemical Agent Exposure Studies FAQs

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What types of tests were conducted at Edgewood?

September 08, 2008

The table below provides a rough breakout of volunteer hours against various experimental categories:

Incapacitating compounds 29.9%
Lethal compounds 14.5 %
Riot control compounds 14.2%
Protective equipment and clothing 13.2%
Development evaluation and test procedures 12.5%
Effects of drugs and environmental stress on human physiological mechanisms 6.4%
Human factors tests (ability to follow instructions) 2.1%
Other (visual studies, sleep deprivation, etc.) 7.2%