Colorimetric Barcode for Detection of HME Precursors
Focus Area: Bulk Detection
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.
End Users: Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Department of Justice, and Department of Defense Crime Lab