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How tear gas affects your body (video)

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IMAGE: 2-Chlorobenzalmalononitrile, better known as CS gas, is one of the most common tear gases used in the United States today, but did you know it's not actually a gas? We... view more 

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WASHINGTON, June 19, 2020 -- 2-Chlorobenzalmalononitrile, better known as CS gas, is one of the most common tear gases used in the United States today, but did you know it's not actually a gas? We break down how it works, a bit of its history and the best ways to recover if you're hit with it. A reminder: We're not doctors! Please contact yours with any concerns: https://youtu.be/agXnXHfGc3k.

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