lacrimator

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lacrimator

[′lak·rə‚mād·ər]
(materials)
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Analysis of trace amount of bank dye and lachrymators from exploding bank devices by solid-phase microextraction and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, Journal of Chromatographic Science (2006) 44:86-90.
With more disruption, more of these compounds-- including lachrymator (tear producer)-- will be formed.
Lachrymators (tear-producing agents) like chloroacetone (CA), xylyl bromide (white cross), and chloroacetophenone (CN), along with vomiting agents diphenylaminearsine (DM and adamsite) and chlorpicrin (PS) were used in hand grenades, mortar rounds, and artillery shells.