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Noxious Substances

Noxious Substances typically comprise of incapacitants/lachrymators such as CS, CN or pepper spray.

Corrosive or harmful substances such as acids, alkalis, bleach or ammonia solution are also encountered, as are a wide range of solvents and flammable liquids and they are all analysed and investigated by our specialist forensic noxious substances teams.

Depending on the nature of the noxious substances involved, an array of analytical techniques can be applied to identify and compare samples. This includes analytical tests, microscopy, FTIR, GCMS, HPLC and SEM-EDX.




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