A New Trace Metal Detection Reagent

    Volume 24, Issue 1 (January 1979)

    ISSN: 0022-1198


    Published Online: 1 January 1979

    Page Count: 2

    Grais, NJ
    Chemist, Santa Clara County Criminalistics Laboratory, San Jose, Calif

    Glass, SW
    Criminalist, California Department of Justice Criminalistics Laboratory, Modesto, Calif

    (Received 30 March 1978; accepted 29 June 1978)


    When a person handles a metallic object such as a firearm, metal traces are often transferred to the hands. The method of making this metallic pattern visible is called the trace metal detection technique (TMDT) [1].

    Paper ID: JFS10816J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10816J

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    Title A New Trace Metal Detection Reagent
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30