VS (nerve agent)

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VS
VS nerve agent.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
S-{2-[Di(propan-2-yl)amino]ethyl} O-ethyl ethylphosphonothioate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
  • InChI=1S/C12H28NO2PS/c1-7-15-16(14,8-2)17-10-9-13(11(3)4)12(5)6/h11-12H,7-10H2,1-6H3
    Key: KQIZEWYIQBLXPT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • CCOP(=O)(CC)SCCN(C(C)C)C(C)C
Properties
C12H28NO2PS
Molar mass 281.39 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

VS is a nerve agent of the V-series. Its chemical structure is very similar to the VX nerve agent, but the methyl group on the phosphorus atom is replaced by an ethyl group.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoenig, Steven L. (2007). Compendium of chemical warfare agents. New York, NY: Springer. ISBN 9780387346267.