Is pepper spray made out of pepper?

Answer The primary ingredient in pepper spray is Capsaicin which is the active component of chili peppers. It is an irritant for mammals, including humans, and produces a sensation of burning in any tiss... Read More »

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What ICD-9 code is used for pepper spray?

ICD-9 Code 372.06 is the code that denotes Acute chemical conjuctivitis due to pepper spray. Pepper spray is used as a defense item and is sprayed at an attacker.Source:IDC-9 Codes:Acute chemical c... Read More »

Inhaled pepper spray?

Capsaicin, the active ingredient in pepper spray is intended not to be lethal, but it does make treatment difficult. It binds to neuroreceptors and increases irriation which results in swelling, ra... Read More »

Is pepper spray illegal in nyc?

Pepper spray is legal in all 50 states, including New York. Residents who have no felony convictions and are at least 18 years old are permitted to carry the personal defense weapon, but they must ... Read More »

What is the antidote for pepper spray?

An effective self-defense weapon, pepper spray can sometimes pose an accidental threat to its user as well, with wind and operator error leading to unwanted back-spray. In these cases, an antidote ... Read More »