NIST Addresses Arson's Burning Issues

August 2004
Fire Chief;Aug2004, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p24
Trade Publication
Reports on the new arson standard released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the U.S. Use of the Standard Reference Material 2285 to calibrate instruments helping arson analysts classify fire scene residues into six categories; Basis in the classification of ignitable liquid residues; Outcome of the chemists' work in law enforcement laboratories.


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