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