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Non-corrosive, non-caustic, non-flammable, catalyst-based decontaminant formulation

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The present invention relates to a near-universal non-corrosive, non-toxic, environmentally safe and user friendly decontaminant capable of detoxifying organophosphorus (OP)-based G-type, V-type neurotoxic chemical warfare, sulfur-mustard, and related OP based hazardous industrial materials in a dry powder form. The decontaminant contains OPH enzyme, OPAA enzyme, DFPase enzyme, dehalogenase enzyme, quaternary ammonium salt, a pH control reagent, a fire-fighting agent, and a foaming agent. The decontaminant is mixed with available water for use.

Inventors: 
Cheng, Tu-chen; Defrank, Joseph J.; Harvey, Steven P.; Rastogi, Vipin K.
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Technical domain: 
Machine Tools
FIle Date: 
2007-06-05
Grant Date: 
2010-05-25
Grant time: 
1,085 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
19
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY