Corson and Stoughton (CS) spray

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spray that is discharged from a canister by police officers and used as a temporary incapacitant to subdue attackers or people who are violently aggressive. It is a harmless spray that wears off and leaves no damage. Police officers are regularly trained in its use and are required to follow national guidance. See: www.acpo.police.uk/documents/uniformed/2009/200905UNGIS01.pdf (PDF document)

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