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AS 5239-2011

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Examination of ignitable liquids in fire debris

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Published date

05-12-2011

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Specifies requirements and provides guidance for the analysis of fire debris on methods applicable to the determination of the presence of ignitable liquid residues (ILR) in fire debris for forensic purposes.

This Standard specifies requirements and provides guidance for the analysis of fire debris on methods applicable to the determination of the presence of ignitable liquid residues (ILR) in fire debris for forensic purposes.The overall processes involved in the analysis of ignitable liquids and covered in this Standard are-packing and storage of fire debris samples;extraction of sample;analysis of extract;interpretation of results;classification of ignitable liquids; andreporting of results.The typical hydrocarbon classes that are normally present in ILR are illustrated in Appendix A.THIS STANDARD CALLS FOR THE USE OF PROCEDURES THAT MAY BE A HEALTH HAZARD OR CAUSE INJURY IF ADEQUATE PROVISIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. The provisions of this document are restricted to qualified scientists, with proven competence in the use of appropriate scientific instruments and techniques in a forensic context.

Committee
CH-041
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
978 0 7337 9987 7
Pages
31
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
Current
Supersedes

First published as AS 5239-2011. First published as AS 5239-2011.

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