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Chemicals Used for Illegal Purposes

Chemicals Used for Illegal Purposes

Robert Turkington

ISBN: 978-0-470-18780-7

Oct 2009

466 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$128.00

Description

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.
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.