Post-mortem test for low-boiling arson residues of gasoline by gas chromatography-ion-trap mass spectrometry.

  title={Post-mortem test for low-boiling arson residues of gasoline by gas chromatography-ion-trap mass spectrometry.},
  author={Jan Schuberth},
  journal={Journal of chromatography. B, Biomedical applications},
  volume={662 1},
  • J. Schuberth
  • Published 2 December 1994
  • Chemistry
  • Journal of chromatography. B, Biomedical applications

Gas residues of engine starting fluid in postmortem sample from an arsonist.

Diethyl ether was found in samples of the blood, urine, and lung from a fire victim, which illustrates the value of searching post mortem samples for highly volatile residues of possible arson accelerants.

A full evaporation headspace technique with capillary GC and ITD: a means for quantitating volatile organic compounds in biological samples.

There was a linear relationship between peak area and sample size, which indicates that the conditions of full evaporation were met and that the matrix effect was negated and the method enabled quantitative tests of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in blood and postmortem tissue samples.

Interfering substances identified in the breath of drinking drivers with Intoxilyzer 5000S.

  • A. Jones
  • Medicine
    Journal of analytical toxicology
  • 1996
Allegations of false high breath-alcohol readings obtained because of the presence of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) other than ethanol is a well-known defense argument in trials concerning driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI).

Developing a Method for the Collection and Analysis of Burnt Remains for the Detection and Identification of Ignitable Liquid Residues Using Body Bags, Dynamic Headspace Sampling, and TD-GC×GC-TOFMS

In cases of suspected arson, a body may be intentionally burnt to cause loss of life, dispose of remains, or conceal identification. A primary focus of a fire investigation, particularly involving

Post-mortem detection of gasoline residues in lung tissue and heart blood of fire victims

The results suggest that it is useful to analyse for volatile ignitable liquids in lung tissue and blood as it may help to determine whether a victim was alive and inhaling gases at the time of a fire.

Cryptic chemical identification as a crime intelligence aid.

Injury: Burns, Scalds, and Chemical

The purpose of the forensic investigation of deaths related to heat exposure is to determine the manner and cause of death, the vitality of the findings, and the identity of the victim. The basis of

Detection of gasoline from internal tissues for use in determining victim status at the time of a fire

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Volatile compounds detected in blood of drunk drivers by headspace/capillary gas chromatography/ion trap mass spectrometry.

Investigating whether low-molecular-weight volatile organics, other than methanol, arise in the blood of drunk drivers who had imbibed alcoholic beverages found a method based on headspace extraction, gas chromatographic separation on a DB-WAX capillary, and ion trap detection in the mass range 29-99 u.

Comparison of Automotive Gasolines Using Capillary Gas Chromatography II: Limitations of Automotive Gasoline Comparisons in Casework

When comparing gasoline recovered from a fire scene with a possible source, several factors must be considered, including the variability introduced by the recovery method, possible contamination of

Could activated charcoal be used to adsorb intraduodenal Methyl tert‐butyl ether spillage during its use in the dissolution of gallstones?

In vitro experiments indicate that a single dose of activated charcoal (> 12 g) may be effective in minimizing systemic absorption of MTBE spilt during gallstone dissolution.