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Data to support "Rapid GC-MS as a Screening Tool for Forensic Fire Debris Analysis"

Metadata Updated: December 8, 2023

This data set contains raw GC-MS data files of neat ignitable liquids, substrates, and simulated fire debris samples. All samples were analyzed by conventional GC-MS and rapid GC-MS, a fast chromatographic screening technique. The raw data files contain chromatographic data (counts vs. retention time) for all samples analyzed. Gasoline and diesel fuel were chosen as ignitable liquids. Substrates (both unburned and burned without ignitable liquids) included carpet, wood, and primed wood. The simulated fire debris samples were generated by pouring aliquots of each ignitable liquid onto each substrate and subsequently igniting. The debris samples were prepared by passive-headspace extraction and analyzed by rapid GC-MS and traditional GC-MS. Major compounds in both gasoline and diesel fuel were identified following analysis by both techniques.Certain commercial equipment, instruments, or materials are identified in this dataset in order to specify the experimental procedure adequately. Such identification is not intended to imply recommendation or endorsement by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, nor is it intended to imply that the materials or equipment identified are necessarily the best available for the purpose.

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Metadata Created Date July 29, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 8, 2023

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Harvested from NIST

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date July 29, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 8, 2023
Publisher National Institute of Standards and Technology
Identifier ark:/88434/mds2-2601
Language en
Data Last Modified 2022-04-05 00:00:00
Category Forensics:Trace evidence
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 006:55
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Harvest Source Id 74e175d9-66b3-4323-ac98-e2a90eeb93c0
Harvest Source Title NIST
Homepage URL
Program Code 006:045
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