Published Online: 1 April 1983
Page Count: 6
Evaluation of Polyethylene Containers Used to Collect Evidence for Accelerant Detection
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, National Laboratory Center,
(Received 13 July 1982; accepted 3 September 1982)
Polyethylene containers are demonstrated to be unsuitable packaging for accelerant evidence collection. Polyethylene's permeability to hydrocarbons makes sample loss and possible contamination significant problems.
criminalistics, arson, polyethylene, accelerants, evidence packaging
Paper ID: JFS11527J
Title Evaluation of Polyethylene Containers Used to Collect Evidence for Accelerant Detection
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