pelargonic acid

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pel·ar·gon·ic acid

 (pĕl′är-gŏn′ĭk, -gō′nĭk)
A colorless or yellow oil, C9H18O2, used in the manufacture of lacquers, plastics, and pharmaceuticals. Also called nonanoic acid.

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pelargonic acid

(Elements & Compounds) another name for nonanoic acid
[C19: so named because it was originally derived from pelargonium leaves]
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Regarding the phytocidal effects of jojoba wax that may be due to their fatty acids contents as the majority of the green oils, soaps (e.g., pelargonic acid), or acetic acid control weeds by destroying the leaf cuticle or causing cell leakage that rapidly leads to death.
So far, Indian forces are using Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide (PAVA) shells and pellet guns.
PAVA (Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide) is a chilli-based ammunition, which immobilises the target for a certain period of time.
PAVA (Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide) is a chilli-based ammunition, which is less lethal and immobilises the target temporarily.
He cleared this file on the use of PAVA Shells ( Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide) that is also called Nonivamide as an alternative to the pellet guns.