A substance that irritates the eyes and causes tears to flow.
- This lachrymator dissolves in eye fluids and produces small amounts of irritating sulfuric acid.
- What is more, chemical tear gas lachrymators are considered by some to have long term carcinogenic properties.
- The student exposed to the lachrymator was not wearing eye protection.
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