Volume 25, Issue 2 (April 1980)

    On the Examination of the Military Explosive, C-4

    (Received 11 September 1979; accepted 15 October 1979)

    Published Online: April

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    A technique is described for the analysis of the plastic explosive, C-4. The method involves a chloroform extraction of the sample and an infrared examination of the extract. Problems that may be encountered in attempting to identify C-4 are discussed and solutions to these problems are proposed.


    Author Information:

    Snow, KB
    Forensic chemists, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Washington, D.C.

    Peimer, RE
    Forensic chemists, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Washington, D.C.

    Washington, WD
    Forensic chemists, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Washington, D.C.


    Stock #: JFS12144J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12144J

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    Title On the Examination of the Military Explosive, C-4
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