The gas mask protects only the respiratory organs, the eyes, and face. For protection of the laxly generally against the blistering action of vesicant agents which either in liquid or vapor form will readily pene-
irate ordinary cloth, special protective clothing is required.
Protective clothing is made of the no called Unwed oil cloth, or cotton fabric treated with vegetable drying oils. The garment is a coverall with elastics at the ankles and wrists to insure tight fit at these places and a
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