Chemicals Used for Illegal Purposes / Edition 1

Chemicals Used for Illegal Purposes / Edition 1

by Robert Turkington, Turkington
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470187808

ISBN-13: 9780470187807

Pub. Date: 10/26/2009

Publisher: Wiley

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470187807
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/26/2009
Edition description:
New
Pages:
466
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. INTRODUCTION.

2. ALPHABETICAL LIST.

3. MIND-ALTERING DRUGS.

Illegal Drugs.

Recreational Drugs.

4. PYROTECHNICS.

Ammunition.

Explosives.

Fireworks.

Incendiary Devices (Arson).

5. CHEMICAL WEAPONS.

Nerve Agents.

Vesicants.

Blood Agents.

Choking Agents.

Vomiting Agents.

Tear Agents.

Toxins.

Other Activities Involving Hazardous Chemicals.

Recon-Render Safe Ops-Sampling-Take Down/Dismantling.

Odors.

6. CONFIRMATION TESTS.

GLOSSARY.

BIBLIOGRAPHY.

CHEMICAL ABSTRACTS SERVICE REGISTRY NUMBERS.

INDEX.

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