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All India PT Mock Test (OMR Based) Across 20 Cities

will be conducted on 20th May, 2018. Click here for Test Schedule & Online admission.

Test Center List:

  1. Delhi
  2. Jammu
  3. Chandigarh
  4. Ahmedabad
  5. Bhopal
  6. Lucknow
  7. Allahabad
  8. Patna
  9. Ranchi
  10. Kolkata
  11. Bhubaneswar
  12. Raipur
  13. Jaipur
  14. Mumbai
  15. Pune
  16. Nagpur
  17. Hyderabad
  18. Chennai
  19. Coimbatore
  20. Bengaluru

Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide

Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide

Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide (also called Nonivamide), an organic compound found in natural chili pepper. It is like capsaicin a natural capsaicinoid from chili peppers and commonly used in food additives to create a hot sensation, even in self-defense pepper sprays and as an alternative to capsaicin in medical products for topical treatment of pain. When fired, PAVA shells burst and temporarily stun, immobilise and paralyse the target in a more effective way than a tear gas shell or pepper sprays, and also can be used in combination with stun and tear shells. PAVA spray is dispensed from a hand-held canister in a liquid stream. The propellant is nitrogen Maximum accuracy, however, will be achieved over a distance of 1.25 - 2 metres. PAVA primarily affects the eyes causing closure and severe pain. It has been recommended by the T.V.S.N. Prasad Committee for replacing Pellet guns.

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