Published Online: 1 April 1980
Page Count: 2
Forensic chemist, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Rockville, Md
(Received 29 June 1979; accepted 10 September 1979)
A relatively simple examination of suspect water-soluble paper residue can be performed by using chemical testing and microscopic and instrumental procedures, and meaningful results can be obtained. The consistency between test results of individual constituents and actual residues indicates the reliability of the technique and makes positive conclusions possible.
Paper ID: JFS12140J