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Rizzo, of the American Lung Association, said bear and other pepper sprays are “topically related irritants” that temporarily affect people’s ability to see and breathe freely.
When irritants come into contact with TRPA1, the reaction can make people cough or an insect flee.
That behavior — coupled with experiments in lab-grown cells that show catnip activates TRPA1 — suggests that insect TRPA1 senses catnip as an irritant.
The round, filled with chemical irritant, ripped the rioter’s face open.
In a statement the day after the riot, then-Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund, who resigned Friday, said officers were attacked with metal pipes, chemical irritants and other types of weapons.
In an attempt to make him confess, officers poured irritant powder on his face while beating him, the Lagos-based Civil Liberties Organization reported.
From a clinical study of Rhus poisoning, Pfaff came to the conclusion that the poison must be a non-volatile skin irritant.
She was finding a species of salve for her own disappointment in this irritant applied to another.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
The oxalic acid in sorrel is an irritant poison, causing retching and violent pains.
IRISH WITCHCRAFT AND DEMONOLOGYST. JOHN D. (ST. JOHN DRELINCOURT) SEYMOUR

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