Accession Number:

ADA411045

Title:

Impact of Capsicum Spray on Individuals with Degraded Health

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH TOXICOLOGY DETACHMENT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

Capsicum pepper spray is being used in law enforcement to replace more damaging CS and CD agents. Animal, human volunteer and accidental exposure data suggest that the probability of undesired effects is minimal, even to asthmatics and other individuals likely to be hypersensitive to irritants.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE