lacrimator

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lacrimator

[′lak·rə‚mād·ər]
(materials)
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According to Lanzotti (2006), di- and trisulfides were formed by the degradation of thiosulfinates whose biosynthetic pathway came from the condensation reactions of alk(en)yl-sulfenic acids (e.g., Z,E-propanethial S-oxide or lachrymator factor).
A comparison of ionization techniques for gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy analysis of dye and lachrymator residues from exploding bank security devices, Journal of Forensic Sciences (1983) 28:200-207.
Other experts believe the sulfur compounds combine with oxygen to produce a lachrymator, a chemical that causes tears.