Chemical Weapons Elimination

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides recommendations to the Department of Defense chemical demilitarization program for the safe destruction of chemical warfare material for the protection of public health. This program is part of the CDC National Center for Environmental Health’s Division of Environmental Health Science and Practice.

To Learn more about CDC’s role in chemical demilitarization and destroying stockpiled and recovered chemical weapons and other chemical warfare agent materials through the links below.

Fact Sheets & Publications on Our Work with Chemical Weapons