Household Hazardous Material Identification using Handheld 1064 nm Raman

Accurate identification of unknown household chemicals can assist first responders to quickly and safely mitigate dangerous situations and also facilitate the correct disposal process for the hazard.

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Background

Common materials found in homes and businesses have the potential of creating hazardous waste if not disposed of properly, especially when their containers break or leak; Progeny ResQ’s unique 1064 nm laser technology facilitates the identifi cation of hazardous chemicals which are often found in residential
environments.