Colorimetric Barcode for Detection of HME Precursors


Focus Area: Bulk DetectionColorimetric Barcode for Detection of HME Precursors

Description: Develop a low-cost, wet chemistry or colorimetric based kit for the detection and identification/differentiation of at minimum Ammonium Nitrate, Urea, and Urea Nitrate.

Project Cost: 2,668K

Project Duration: 36 months

Operational Impact: Provides a single step colorimetric test platform capable of reading multi-chemistry kits.

Deliverable: 500 prototypes, 2 cell phone readers.

Performer: FLIR

End Users: Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Department of Justice, and Department of Defense Crime Lab