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Cutaneous burns from CS incapacitant spray.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11219129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of a superficial burn following exposure to CS incapacitant spray is reported. This is followed by a summary of the properties and effects of CS and the other agents which occur in the incapacitant spray. CS is relatively safe, but it does have unwanted effects, especially on skin exposure. Possible contributing factors to the production of a skin burn are discussed.
Authors:
R D Southward
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medicine, science, and the law     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0025-8024     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Sci Law     Publication Date:  2001 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-02-21     Completed Date:  2001-03-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400721     Medline TA:  Med Sci Law     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  74-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Accident & Emergency Department, South Tyneside District Hospital, Harton Lane, South Shields.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Burns, Chemical / etiology*
Eye / drug effects
Humans
Male
Police
Safety
Skin / drug effects
o-Chlorobenzylidenemalonitrile / adverse effects*,  chemistry,  pharmacology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
2698-41-1/o-Chlorobenzylidenemalonitrile

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