Recognized By:Goverment Of Maharastra And Affillated To: Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University,Aurangabad
Disha Bahuuddeshiy Sevabhavi Sanstha's

Peoples College Of Forensic Science & Cyber Security

(Minority Institute)
Government Approval Order Number 2018 (100/18) Mshi dated 15/6/2018

Forensic Chemistry & Toxicology

Mr. Akshay R. Borade

Forensic chemistry is the application of chemistry to law enforcement, it encompasses organic and inorganic analysis, toxicology , arson investigation, firearms and explosives. Each method of analysis uses specialized techniques and instrumentation, also involves the physical and chemical examination of evidences, such as body fluids, fibres and drugs. Many different analytical methods may be used to reveal what chemical changes occurred during an incident, and so help reconstruct the sequence of events. Forensic chemistry is unique among chemical sciences.

Forensic toxicology is the use of toxicology and other disciplines such as analytical chemistry, to aid legal investigation of death, poisoning, and drug use. Forensic toxicology is the study of alcohol, drugs (licit and illicit) and poisons, including their chemical composition, preparations and identification. It includes knowledge about the absorption, distribution and elimination characteristics of such substances in the body, to understand drug action one must know where and how the effects occur in the body.

Forensic chemistry department is well settled with specious laboratory having working capacity of more than 25 students. Laboratory is having all basic and advance equipments in well working conditions. In sophisticated laboratory instruments like UV/VISIBLE spectrophotometer, HPLC, FTIR, GC-MS, TGA, GC, etc are working in a good condition. Estimation and analysis of drugs, extraction isolation and analysis of poisonous metals, toxic plants, explosives, insecticide simulated viscera, petroleum hydrocarbon arson samples, adulterated foods, fuels, etc are always analysed in laboratory.

List of Available Instruments:
T Basic instrument

  1. Centrifuge machine
  2. Chemical weighing balance
  3. Digital pH meter
  4. Digital potentiometer
  5. Distillation assembly
  6. TLC Plate Maker
  7. Hot plate with Magnetic stirrer
  8. Digital conductivity meter
  9. Digital Spectrophotometer
  10. Colorimeter
  11. Vaccum pump
  12. Refractometer
  13. Oven
  14. Chemical balance
  15. Uv cabinet
  16. Water bath 12 hole with thermostat
  17. Ostwald Viscometer
  18. Stalagnometer
  19. Muffer Furnace
  20. Flame Photometer
  21. Microwave Oven
  22. Breath Analyser
  23. Extraction Soxlet Apparatus
  24. Distillation assembly
  25. Projector
  26. Smart Board
T Basic instrument

  1. Pallet maker for FTIR
  2. Magnetic stirrer
  3. Desiccators
  4. Digital turbidity meter
  5. Pipette washer
  6. Bulk density apparatus
  7. Hot plate soxlet with six plats
  8. Stop watch
  9. Voltas Deep freezer- 320 Lit.
  10. Voltas Cooler 220 Lit.
  11. Flame Photometer
  12. Microwave Oven
  13. Breath Analyser
  14. Extraction Soxlet Apparatus
  15. Distillation assembly
  16. Projector
  17. Smart Board
  18. Pallet maker for FTIR
  19. Magnetic stirrer
  20. Desiccators
  21. Digital turbidity meter
  22. Pipette washer
  23. Bulk density apparatus
  24. Hot plate soxlet with six plats
  25. Stop watch
  26. Voltas Deep freezer- 320 Lit.
  27. Voltas Cooler 220 Lit.
Sophisticated instrumen

  1. GC-MS (Gas Chromatography Mass Spectroscopy).
  2. HPLC (High performance liquid chromatography).
  3. UV-Visible spectrophotometer
  4. Virtual melting point apparatus
  5. Rotary evaporator
  6. FT-IR (Fourier transformer infra red spectroscopy).
  7. TGA (Thermal gravimetric analysis).
  8. Gas Generator (N2, O2, H2)
  9. Gas Chromatography (GC)

Apart from the above mentioned facilities we are well equipped with 2 skeleton models, metal detectors, breath analysers and various educational charts and posters.

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