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  • n. The chlorinated form of acetophenone, C6H5-CO-CH2Cl, used as the riot control agent CN gas

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  • n. a tear gas that is weaker than CS gas but lasts longer


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  • The other 29 percent of the smoke is the tearing agent, chloroacetophenone, which has been around for nearly a century and causes severe irritation of the mucous membranes.

    Ars Technica


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