Sprays Gasses and Poisons

Poisonous gases can be roughly classified as per its physiological effects as irritant gases, Lachrymatory gases, pulmonary gas, incapacitants, vesicants, nerve gases toxins, and herbicides.

Some irritant gases may cause permanent injury or death; Lachrymatory gas causes temporary blindness, pulmonary gas obstruct a victim’s ability to breathe and leading to suffocation, incapacitants put an enemy temporarily out of action, vesicants produce blisters on all body surfaces, nerve gases are taken in the body through the skin and lungs and break down the action of the nervous system; toxins are poisons to eat, drink, or inject in a living being; herbicides are used to destroy vegetation and crops.

Today a variety of sprays are used with the intention of self defense. The usage of pepper spray and mace for self defense has increased due to the fact that these are non lethal. Self defense sprays can have a range between 5-20 feet, and act by delivering a spray or foam containing highly irritating chemicals.

Tear gases are mostly used as riot control agents as tear gas is again non lethal. Tear gas and other riot control agents have effects starting from mild tearing of the eyes to immediate vomiting and dizziness. All these effects diminishes in a couple of minutes.

Mace is a tear gas in the form of a spray which propels a lachrymatory agent mixed with a volatile solvent which will cause temporary blindness. It is not legal in most of the countries, thus its use is becoming uncommon.

Here you will find an archive that is full of information that guides the reader on how to make self defense liquids such as mace, tear gas, oc pepper spray. You will also read articles related to poisons and gasses on how to make vomit gas, knock out drops, laughing gas, nicotine, smoke bombs, toxins and much more!