Chemical Detection of Fingerprints

SKU: IS9013

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  • Forensic chemistry kit for practicing alternative detection of fingerprints
  • Distinguish fingerprint types, understand fuming method for fingerprints, and practice technique of chemically developing fingerprints for identification
  • Activities for fingerprint analysis, ninhydrin development, and cyanoacrylate fuming for detailed study
  • Materials for 15 groups of students for hands-on learning
  • Kit includes teacher's manual, student study guide copymasters, and safety data sheets


Utilize alternative methods for detecting fingerprints. Examine some possible methods of gathering evidence when dusting for fingerprints is not effective. Learn to identify fingerprint types, a method of fuming for fingerprints, and a technique of chemically-developing fingerprints. The three activities include fingerprint analysis, ninhydrin development, and cyanoacrylate fuming. Kit contains enough material for 15 groups.

Kit Includes:
1 tube Super Bonding Glue
1 bottle Ninhydrin powder
4 bottles 95% ethanol
15 Fuming Trays
15 sheets Black Plastic

Chemical Detection of Fingerprints