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Chemical analysis kit for the presence of explosives

United States Patent

7,939,029
May 10, 2011
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A tester for testing for explosives associated with a test location comprising a first explosives detecting reagent; a first reagent holder, the first reagent holder containing the first explosives detecting reagent; a second explosives detecting reagent; a second reagent holder, the second reagent holder containing the second explosives detecting reagent; a sample collection unit for exposure to the test location, exposure to the first explosives detecting reagent, and exposure to the second explosives detecting reagent; and a body unit containing a heater for heating the sample collection unit for testing the test location for the explosives.
Eckels; Joel Del (Livermore, CA), Nunes; Peter J. (Danville, CA), Alcaraz; Armando (Livermore, CA), Whipple; Richard E. (Livermore, CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
11/ 158,480
20050287036
June 21, 2005
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of California for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.