Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare

Background The Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare is an annual event held 30 November each year as a “tribute to the victims of chemical warfare, as well as to reaffirm the commitment of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to the elimination of the threat of chemical weapons,… Read More

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MOF-5 & Chemical War Agent Decontamination

Research Paper Title Multifunctional Ag@MOF-5@chitosan non-woven cloth composites for sulfur mustard decontamination and hemostasis. Abstract Attachment of MOF-5 particles on the surface of carboxymethylated non-woven chitosan cloth (denoted MOF-5@chitosan) was achieved by a layer-by-layer technique in an alternating bath of Zn(OAc)2·2H2O and terephthalic acid solutions. Afterwards, silver nanoparticles were formed/loaded within the resulting MOF-5@chitosan by… Read More