The proliferation and sophistication of riot control chemicals mean that all parties need to understand the responsible use and effects of such compounds. This book provides practical information on the history, chemistry, and biology of riot control agents and discusses their biological actions, risk assessment issues, and recent technical developments. Chapters include information on chemical analysis, toxicology, pharmacology, risk management, and environmental issues. Emerging concepts, trends, and technologies are also discussed in detail. This resource will be welcomed by researchers, medical and public health officials, law enforcement and criminal justice personnel, and scientists.