Detectors for Specific Explosives

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ChemSee offers several unique detectors for common explosives and explosive precursors. All detectors use a simple color change to identify the presence of explosives on a surface or in a solution. They are simple-to-use, even for unskilled personnel and can easily carried in the field.

Detector Features

- Contain All Necessary Components for Analysis
- Up to 3 Years Shelf Life*
- Full Color Instructions Provided with Each Detector
- Instructional Videos Available

*If product is refridgerated during storage.

Product Description and Use

  1. Nitro-Pen - Explosive Residues of Nitro-Organics, Nitramines and Inorganic Nitrates
    Examples: TNT, PETN, HMX, RDX
  2. On-The-Spot - Explosive Residues of Inorganic Nitrates
    Examples: Ammonium Nitrate, Potassium Nitrate, Sodium Nitrate
  3. Verifier - Explosive Precursors, Flammables and Strong Oxidizers
    Examples: Acetone, Hydrogen Peroxide
  4. Gel-Ox - Explosive Precursors, Strong Oxidizers in Thick Liquids and Gels
    Examples: Hydrogen Peroxide
  5. Acid Test - Explosive Precursors, Strong Acids
    Examples: Sulfuric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid
  6. Chloro Tab - Explosive Precursors, Chlorates 
    Examples: Ammonium Chlorate, Potassium Chlorate
  7. Perchloro Tab - Explosive Precursors, Perchlorates 
    Examples: Ammonium Perchlorate, Potassium Perchlorate

Available Detectors for Explosives

Nitro-Pen Detector for Nitrate-based Explosives | ChemSee.comNitro-Pen (NITRO-PEN-04)

Detection of Organic Nitrates (e.g. nitroglycerin, PETN), Nitramines (e.g. HMX, RDX) and Inorganic Nitrates (Z-Pad Only, e.g. Ammonium Nitrate).

On-The-Spot Detector for Inorganic Nitrate Residues | ChemSee.comOn-The-Spot (DET-106)

Detection of Inorganic Nitrates (e.g. Ammonium Nitrate, Potassium Nitrate) on smooth and rough surfaces. Clean water provided for testing.

Available Detectors for Explosive Precursors

Verifier Detection Tabs for Liquid Explosive Precursors | ChemSee.comVerifier (VF-04)

Detection of Flammables (e.g. Acetone, Gasoline) and Strong Oxidizers (e.g. Hydrogen Peroxide).

Gel-Ox Detector for Strong Oxidizers in Gels & Thick Liquids | ChemSee.comGel-Ox (GO-06)

Detection of Strong Oxidizers in Gels and Thick Liquids (e.g. Hydrogen Peroxide in Hair Gels).

Acid Test Detector for Strong Acids | ChemSee.comAcid Test (AC-01)

Detection of Strong Acids (e.g. Sulfuric Acid), a component in many home-made explosives.

Reference Materials

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