2010/03/24

Chem or bio or what?

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What is this going to be?
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5 comments:

  1. Definitely chemical. It if doesn't grow it's not bio.

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  2. That's not true for biotoxins and this seems to be a biotoxin equivalent for irritants.

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  3. Apparently can be counteracted with application of milk/cheese to skin and wearing wraparound sunglasses over eyes .
    Annie

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  4. It´s definitive a chemical agent extracted from a plant. In this case Bhut Jolokia (Capsicum chinense), a species of Chili. BTW the agent of Pepper-spray isn´t Pepper (Piper nigrum), but Chili (Capsicum annuum). The main ingredient of Chili is the substance Capsaicin. This is probably also the case in Bhut Jolokia.

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  5. While it could accurately be called a chemical munition, one could also identify it as an incapacitant and not a toxic chemical munition (which would more accurately fall under the CWC constraints).

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