Chemical Hazard Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

chemical hazard

1.) Any chemical manufactured, used, transported, or stored that can cause death or other harm through toxic properties of those materials, including chemical agents and chemical weapons prohibited under the Chemical Weapons Convention as well as toxic industrial chemicals.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-11: Operations in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Environments, updated October 2013 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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