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Old 11th March 2018
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Re: Salisbury nerve agent - just what the hell is that stuff?

The old, broad-spectum insectides were oganophosphates, which act in just this way. Some are more toxic that others. Malathion is one which gardeners could use, before it was banned. Methly and ethyl parathion were widely used as insecticides. The latter is probably the most toxic chemical I ever used in the lab and I had to chemically denature it before disposal.

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