CS gas

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CS gas

a gas causing tears, salivation, and painful breathing, used in civil disturbances; ortho-chlorobenzal malononitrile. Formula: C6H4ClCH:C(CN)2
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In other instances, enemy combatants were forced from tunnels and hiding spaces by CS grenades.
However, most CS grenades were used at close range to clear huts, bunkers, and tunnels.
An entire box (25) of M7 CS grenades was prepared by pulling the pins (the spoons were held in place by the bottom half of the shipping tubes), placing the grenades in a plywood box, strapping the box lid in place, and placing a time delay detonator on the closure strap.