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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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The watchdog's report concluded the use of force, including CS spray, was appropriate and necessary.
He's then gone into the locker room and removed the police issue CS spray and handcuffs from an unlocked locker.
Nock Out" CS spray, which, according to the publicity blurb has a five metre range and is available as wide-stream or directstream, can be purchased for just under 11 euros from abroad.
He then leapt out the window, before one officer zapped him with a Taser, while another - not realising thousands of volts had just been fired into Sheekey - deployed the CS spray.
A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said: "A man threatened staff with a knife and what looked like a handgun, before using CS spray and demanding cash.
Inset right, police use CS spray at Wednesday night's demonstration
6 or permanently flame retardant material in accordance with DIN EN ISO 11612 A1, CS spray cans with registration numbers BKA or PTB-R.
CS spray is used as an incapacitant to limit people's movement and help police deal with violent or potentially violent offenders.
And if CS spray doesn't work then there will be demands for even stronger measures.
On one occasion a gang travelled to Antwerp to commit a robbery during which they fired CS spray at passers-by and the shopkeeper.
POLICE used CS spray to break up a fight in the Houses of Parliament last night, Scotland Yard said.
They arrested him with cocaine still around his lips and CS spray in his pocket.