CNS (chemical weapon)

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CNS
Chloroacetophenone.svg
Chloropicrin.png
Chloroform displayed.svg
Identifiers
  • None
Properties
Appearance Liquid
Odor Flypaper-like
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

CNS is a mixture of chloroacetophenone, chloropicrin and chloroform that is used as a chemical warfare agent.[1] CNS has the lachrymatory effects of chloroacetophenone and choking effects of chloropicrin. It has a flypaper-like odor.

CNS was used as a riot control agent, but it's no longer used now.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ellison, D. Hank (2007). Handbook of chemical and biological warfare agents (2nd ed.). Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC. ISBN 9780849314346.
  2. ^ Hoenig, Steven L. (2007), Compendium of Chemical Warfare Agents, Springer, ISBN 978-0-387-34626-7