Non-lethal projectiles for delivering an inhibiting substance to a living target

  • US 7,194,960 B2
  • Filed: 06/10/2004
  • Issued: 03/27/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/18/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A system comprising:

  • a frangible projectile to be impacted with a target;

    the frangible projectile comprising a rigid frangible shell having a thickness and a volume formed within, wherein the rigid frangible shell ruptures upon impact with the target; and

    a substance contained within the volume;

    wherein the substance comprises a powdered inhibiting substance, wherein upon impact with the target the rigid frangible shell ruptures, omnidirectionally dispersing the powdered inhibiting substance proximate to the target into a cloud; and

    wherein the powdered inhibiting substance comprises nonivamide.

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