incapacitating agent


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incapacitating agent

An agent that produces temporary physiological or mental effects, or both, which will render individuals incapable of concerted effort in the performance of their assigned duties.
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In the 1960s, the United States purchased 100,000 pounds of the incapacitating agent BZ--probably one of the most expensive military chemicals ever standardized by the United States; 10,000 pounds went to research and development, leaving about 90,000 pounds for filling chemical weapons.
The stock of agents includes sarin, the blister agent sulphur mustard and the incapacitating agent BZ, said a human rights group.
They want to call it incapacitating agent or some other form, but it was nerve gas.
And disputes about the use of nonlethal chemical and incapacitating agents persist.
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3) A subject with the capability of inflicting death or serious physical injury, or otherwise incapacitating agents, without a deadly weapon, is demonstrating an intention to do so.
Microbiologist Richard Novick, director of the Public Health Research Institute in New York City, says he "could see how this research could easily be perverted to build incapacitating agents.
All choking, nerve, blood, blister, and incapacitating agents have at least one carbon atom per molecule.
A subject with the capability of inflicting death or serious physical injury, or otherwise incapacitating agents without a deadly weapon, is demonstrating an intention to do SO; or,
The author's next chapter deals with other incidents and a bad press that begin to erode the nation and politicians', which in this case didn't take much, use of nonlethal incapacitating agents and herbicides in South Vietnam.