Not At All a Food Product

This article from Scientific American explains the chemical relationship between peppers and pepper spray and their relative positions on the Scoville scale. Green bell peppers are 0 Scoville units; Tabasco Sauce is 2,500-5,000 Scoville units;  scotch bonnet and habenaro chile peppers are 100,000-350,000 Scoville units; pepper spray is 2,000,000-5,300,000 Scoville units.

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