Presumptive, on the spot testing at crime scenes for trace amounts of residues of nitrates on a suspected shooter’s hands. Trace detection can give valuable information as to whether or not an individual has recently fired a weapon.
Gun Powder Particle Test Kit
This is a fast, reliable field test for detection of trace nitrates found in gunpowder. When a weapon is fired, gunpowder is blown back in the direction of the shooter and trace amounts of these residues are deposited on the shooter’s firing hand. Developed in a simple-to-use pouch format, it can be deployed without any specialized training or equipment and results appear in seconds.