Chemicals Used for Illegal Purposes helps hazmat professionals and others determine if chemicals at a suspicious site could be used to make illegal substances such as drugs, explosives, pyrotechnics, nerve agents, and other toxins.
It profiles dangerous chemicals, covering their appearance, smell, incompatibilities, and identification tests.
It features diagrams to assist responders in identifying illegal laboratories.
This is a hands-on reference for crime scene responders, policemen, firemen, bomb squad members, drug enforcement officials, and others who need to be able to identify potentially hazardous materials and react quickly and appropriately.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 466 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 20/11/2009
- Category: Analytical chemistry
- ISBN: 9780470187807