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Field tests for the detection of biological and chemical agents in the BCRNe

Field tests for the detection of biological and chemical agents in the BCRNe

The detection  First-aid workers may need to quickly identify the contents of a chemical and/or biological product spread on a surface in order to take appropriate protective and decontamination measures. This is the case, for example, of a white powder contained in an envelope. There are a number of systems on the market that are…

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Ricin: War and Terrorism Toxin (BCRNe)

Ricin: War and Terrorism Toxin (BCRNe)

Several recent scientific articles mention ricin again. Perhaps it is useful to remember its main characteristics and its place in the field of the CBRNE threat.   Definitions Among CBRN weapons, it is classic to distinguish between chemical and biological weapons. Chemical agents are gaseous, liquid or solid substances that can be used for their…

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