Talk:Detection of fire accelerants

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Suggestions[edit]

You did a very good job in explaining this topic. The article was easy to follow and the use of photographs and video helped to illustrate what was being discussed. I would suggest that further information be added to the portion on laboratory analysis. How would the chromatogram be analyzed? Would they compare it to a known sample? How would the ILR identities be determined?

Thank you for your feedback and I am glad that you enjoyed the page. I have added an explanation of how the interpretation of the chromatograms is completed to identify any ignitable liquids present in the sample. This can be found in the second paragraph under the heading laboratory analysis. Thanks again. Kpahor (talk) 16:19, 30 November 2010 (UTC)


I would suggest changing your references of arson to incendiary. Incendiary is the currently accepted term (NFPA 921, Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations) for fires set with the intention of causing harm, damage or both. Arson is a crime, so it is something that can only be determined in a court of law. J. Perkins — Preceding unsigned comment added by 65.31.85.238 (talk) 13:28, 18 April 2013 (UTC)