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 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 »

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 »

What is the legal age to carry pepper spray?

The legal age to carry pepper spray varies by state. In some states, it is only legal for an adult (over 18) to buy or use pepper spray. In Wisconsin, minors 14 and over can buy pepper spray with a... Read More »

What is the difference between pepper spray and Mace?

Pepper spray and Mace are similar in their uses as self-defense weapons. Both sprays effectively incapacitate an assailant when sprayed into the face. Though people discuss them interchangeably, ho... Read More »