Definition of riot control agent

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riot control agent

'riot control agent' is an military term meaning '(DOD) Any chemical, not listed in a schedule of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction which can produce rapidly in humans sensory irritation or disabling physical effects which disappear within a short time following termination of exposure. Also called RCA. See also chemical warfare'.

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