Chemical identification equipment and instruments for government agencies

Identify the most sophisticated chemical threats

Increase protection against homemade, improvised chemical agents and threats using more sophisticated chemical identification instruments. Our analyzers enable government agencies to quickly identify potential CBRNE hazards. The Thermo Scientific Gemini Analyzer with HazMasterG3®, from Alluviam LLC, is the only CBRNE / HME / IED support software to have earned a U.S. Department of Homeland Security certification for approved anti-terrorism technology. Our handheld chemical identification instruments also help CBP officers identify shipments that may contain hazardous substances.

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Categories for government agencies: Chemical identification

When faced with unknown chemicals in the field, first responders need to act fast. Our portable chemical analyzers deliver the rapid, reliable, field-based chemical identification they need to protect themselves, mitigate the scene, and safely execute their mission.

Bring the accuracy and reliability of a lab-proven technology directly to the scene. The Thermo Scientific TruNarc Handheld Narcotics Analyzer quickly identifies multiple controlled substances in a single test using non-destructive, non-contact sampling to preserve and prioritize evidence for speedier prosecutions.

Detect emerging synthetic drugs with handheld Raman technology. With illegal drug targets evolving so rapidly, traditional wet chemistry kits cannot keep pace with the constant influx of unknown substances. The TruNarc Handheld Narcotics Analyzer is designed to identify numerous synthetic cathinones right at the scene, even those similar in appearance.

When You Need to Know if the Threat Is Real

Learn about the advanced technology, planning tools, and instruments available to first responders, firefighters, law enforcement, military, and government agencies to aid in the detection of radioactive materials and the identification of chemicals, narcotics, and explosive threats. Includes grant information. Read A Practical Guide to Safety and Security Threat Detection Technology.

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Video spotlight: Chemical identification solutions

Both FTIR and Raman spectroscopy instruments acquire a spectral fingerprint of an unknown substance and compare the collected fingerprint against a reference library. Both methods are lab-proven, precise optical technologies offering distinct advantages in specific applications. Used together, FTIR and Raman spectroscopy provide a broader range of unknown substance identification—and better protection for the responder and the community.

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