Inhaling nitrites relaxes smooth muscles throughout the body, including the sphincter muscles of the anus and the vagina. Popper is a slang term given broadly to the chemical class called alkyl nitritesthat are inhaled. Post Cancel. Various bans caused chemists to resynthesise chemical variations, such as butyl nitrite. Continue Reading. Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists? Tech culture.
Log in. It is illegal to sell poppers as inhalants in Australia, although some, including amyl nitrite, are often sold in sex shops labeled as DVD or leather cleaner. He is currently writing a book challenging the abstinence-only treatment monopoly in the U.