Chlorobenzylidene malononitrile tear gas exposure

@article{Brvar2016ChlorobenzylideneMT,
  title={Chlorobenzylidene malononitrile tear gas exposure},
  author={M. Brvar},
  journal={Human \& Experimental Toxicology},
  year={2016},
  volume={35},
  pages={213 - 218}
}
  • M. Brvar
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Human & Experimental Toxicology
Objective: Chlorobenzylidene malononitrile (CS) is the tear gas used by the police. The aim was to evaluate an amphoteric, hypertonic, and chelating rinsing solution in CS exposure. Methods: The first (CS) group of six police officers was exposed to CS only. The second (preexposure) group of eight sprayed their faces with an aqueous, hypertonic, amphoteric, and chelating solution before CS exposure. The third (postexposure) group of eight sprayed their faces with an aqueous, hypertonic… Expand
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