THE FLAMING RON
THE CAROLINA REAPER
1,569,300-2,200,000 SHU (Scoville Heat Units) is the intesity of these buggers.
It is the hottest in the world according to to the Guinness World Records replacing the Trinidad Scorpion butch T pepper at 1,463,700 SHU via a laboratory test conducted in November 2013 and is more than 300 times hotter than a jalapeno. which is used in Tabasco sauce.
The pepper is ued as a spice in food, One seed from this beat can produce sustained instense pain sensation in the mouth for up to 30 minutes before subsidising. Even touching skin or flesh can be a painful experience if not treated with respect.
Those who handle the pepper must wear protective gloves. exposure to the eye or skin around the eye could cause temporary blindless.
A chemical mask is worn and recommended to defend against fumes given off in the cooking process!