3 Dec 2019

The Toxicity of Tear Gas

From Nights, 7:09 pm on 3 December 2019

Toxicologist Leo Schep from Toxiform joins us once again to discuss the toxicity of the tear gas (o-chlorobenzylidene malononitrile -commonly known as CS) used in recent hot spots including Hong Kong.

Police fire tear gas during a protest at Hung Hom area in Hong Kong on December 1, 2019.

Police fire tear gas during a protest at Hung Hom area in Hong Kong on December 1, 2019. Photo: Photo by Philip FONG / AFP

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