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--- Ghazwan Al-Mukhtar <email@example.com> wrote: > Dear Alun > > Some of the Dual use items that were "banned" by the > UN are even more silly > than Chorine. "Mustin" a chemotherapy drug used in > the treatment of cancer > was banned. Each vial of "Mustin" contains 10 > milligrams of, medical grade, > mustard hydrochloride. The UK government considered > this as a dual use > "banned" material. Fact: UNSCOM destroyed 80 tons of > mustard that is > equivalent to 800000000 vials!! > Another "Dual use" item is Angisid tab. used to > treat heart conditions. Each > tab. contains 0.5 milligram of Glycerial trinitrate > (TNT). A US$ 600000 > contract was block because we "can" crush all these > tab. to produce 2 kg of > TNT that will be used to threatening the world!. > I could go on and on listing stupid examples. Is there any way I could get a list of such banned drugs (ideally along with reasons but I can work them out if nessersary). Could make an interesting "quiz" in the scientific community that might just get people thinking... Alun __________________________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Mail Plus - Powerful. Affordable. Sign up now. http://mailplus.yahoo.com _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk