GC-MS is the gold-standard confirmatory technology used by labs to analyze chemical samples, but the need for this capability extends beyond the lab and into the field. Did you know a GC-MS can be used to identify narcotics and the opioid sub-class? Fentanyl is a growing opioid epidemic and poses a significant threat to responders.
In FLIR PRIMED episode 12, Grant provides a brief overview of what a GC-MS can do:
types of chemicals it can identify
how it complements other detection technologies in the responder tool kit
field applications it supports
Watch episode 12 now at FLIR.com/PRIMED and then download the free guide: “Chemical Response Tools from Colorimetric Tests to GC-MS”.
FLIR PRIMED is a CBRNE Training Video Series. Every few weeks, we’ll deliver best practices, industry insights, and real-life experiences that help you stay prepared. Each episode will be accompanied by a field checklist or downloadable guide that you can use right now! See more at FLIR.com/PRIMED.