Fast Analysis of Fire Debris Using an Agilent 5975T LTM GC/MSD with Capillary Trap Sampling (CTS)

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    Application Note

     

    Abstract

    This application note describes the development of an innovative method for the confirmation of fire accelerants using the Agilent Capillary Trap Sampler ( CTS ) which is based on capillary column absorbing principles. CTS has the advantage of rapid sampling of airborne debris and toxic compounds within 1 minute. The study used 97 RON ( research Octane Number ) octane gasoline as a standard, and compared the aromatic compounds (m/z = 91) in the sample to those in the standard in order to qualify the accelerant type. results confirmed that this is an effective method for confirming accelerant types.

     

    Publication number: 5991-3439EN.pdf

    Publication Date: December 12, 2013

     

    http://www.agilent.com/cs/library/applications/5991-3439EN.pdf