DS2 is a combustible liquid with a flash point of 160 F. Spraying DS2 onto heated
surfaces above 160 F will ignite the DS2.
DO NOT USE on M17-Series Mask. It damages mylar diaphragm in voicemitter assembly.
It corrodes aluminum, cadmium, tin, and zinc; softens leather. It may soften, remove, or
discolor paint. Rinse well after use and oil metal surfaces.
Supertropical Bleach (STB).
STB is chlorinated lime which contains about 30% available chlorine. STB can be used dry or mixed
with water to make slurry. STB is effective against Lewisite, V and G Agents, and biological agents.
Allow STB to remain in contact with contaminated surfaces for at least 30 minutes then wash off with
STB ignites spontaneously on contact with liquid blister agent or DS2. It gives off toxic
vapors on contact with G Agent.
It is corrosive to most metals and injurious to most fabrics. Rinse thoroughly and oil metal
STB mixtures (dry and slurry) do not effectively decontaminate mustard, if solidified at
Porous surfaces may require several applications.
STB should not be inhaled or come in contact with the skin.
A protective mask or other respiratory protection device should be worn when preparing
Store STB in unheated warehouse isolated from combustibles and metals subject to
It is not recommended for ship use. Top deck storage only.