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Field Confirmation Testing for Suspicious Substances

1st Edition

By Rick Houghton

CRC Press

453 pages

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Description

Frequently a substance found at a port of entry, waste site, laboratory triage facility, or even in a hazardous materials emergency will be labeled and purportedly identified. But law enforcement and other first responders cannot take this claim at face value, as the accuracy is not confirmed and must be verified. A comprehensive handbook for on-th

Table of Contents

Physical Confirmation Tests. Chemical Confirmation Tests. Instrumentation. Appendix.

About the Author

Rick Houghton is a retired Michigan firefighter, paramedic, and hazardous materials technician from the Lansing Fire Department. He has been an instructor at Michigan State University since 1992. He is currently a member of the Livingston County Hazardous Material Response Team and provides training, consultation, and response.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HOM021000
HOUSE & HOME / Security
LAW041000
LAW / Forensic Science
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science