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Riot Control Agents/Tear Gas

Riot control agents/tear gas are highly irritating agents normally used by law enforcement for crowd control or by individuals for protection (for example, mace).

Resource Comparison Table of Resource Comparison
Information from CDC, WISER, and CAMEO
Emergency Response Safety and Health Database (CDC/NIOSH) arrow WISER (NIH/NLM) arrow CAMEO (EPA, NOAA) arrow Chemical Emergencies (CDC) arrow

Additional Resources:

ChemIDplus - Chemical dictionary, structures, and links to many Internet resources (NIH/NLM)
alpha-Bromobenzyl cyanide, omega-Chloroacetophenone, 2-Chlorobenzalmalononitrile, Chloropicrin, CR (lacrimator)

Hazardous Substances Data Bank - Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicology data (NIH/NLM)
alpha-Bromobenzyl Cyanide, 2-Chloroacetophenone, 2-Chlorobenzalmalononitrile, Chloropicrin, Dibenz(b,f)[1,4]oxazepine

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