Professional Organizations and Societies

American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS). 410 North 21st Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904. Tel.: (719) 636-1100. URL: http://www. aafs.org. Includes several Divisions of forensic science.

American Board of Criminalistics (ABC). PO Box 1123, Wausau, WI 54402-1123. URL: http://www.criminalistics.com. The organization that coordinates certification of many forensic science specialties and practitioners.

American Board of Forensic Toxicology (ABFT). 410 North 21st Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904. Tel.: (719) 636-1100. URL: http://www. abft.org. A professional toxicology board.

American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI). 1402 South Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63104-1028. Tel.: (314) 9775970. URL: http://www.slu.edu/organizations/abmdi. Organization of death investigators.

American Chemical Society (ACS). 1155 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036. Tel.: (800) 227-5558. URL: http://www.chemistry.org. The largest scientific society in the world.

American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM). 100 Barr Harbor Drive, PO Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959. Tel.:

(800) 262-1373. URL: http://www.astm.org. A group dedicated to standardization.

American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD). 139K Technology Drive, Garner, NC 27529. Tel.: (919) 773-2044. URL: http:// www.ascld.org. A group that includes laboratory directors and that is active in laboratory accreditation.

Society for Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT). One MacDonald Center, 1 North MacDonald Street, Suite 15, Mesa, AZ 85201. Tel.: (888) 866-SOFT (7638). URL: http://www.softtox.org. A professional association of forensic toxicologists.

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Periodic Table of the Elements i-Atomic number

18 VIIIA

1.00794

IIA

6.941 —

- Symbol

13 14 15 16 17 INA IVA VA VIA VIIA

2 He

4.0026

6.941

9.0122

- Atomic weight

11 12 IB IIB

10.81

6 c 12.011

14.0067

15.9994

20.1798

22.9898

24.3051

3 4 5 6 7 HIB IVB VB VIB VIIB

8 9 10 VIIIB VIIIB VIIIB

26.9815

28.0855

30.9738

32.067

39.948

40.078

44.9559

47.867

50.9415

51.9962

54.938

55.845

58.9332

58.6934

63.546

65.409

69.723

72.61

74.9216

78.96

79.904

83.798

85.4678

87.62

88.906

91.224

92.9064

95.94

(98)

101.07

102.9055

106.42

107.8682

112.412

114.818

118.711

121.760

127.60

126.9045

131.29

132.9054

137.328

57-

174.967

178.49

180.948

183.84

186.207

190.23

192.217

195.08

196.9655

200.59

207.2

208.9804

(209)

(210)

(222)

(226)

ioi ★

(260)

(261)

(262)

106 cü!

(263)

(277)

(284)

(285)

(292)

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Numbers in parentheses are atomic mass numbers of most stable isotopes.

- " Lanthanoids -*Actinoids

138.9055

140.115

144.24

150.36

151.966

157.25

158.9253

162.500

164.9303

167.26

168.9342

173.04

(227)

232.0381

231.036

238.028S

(237)

(244)

243

(247)

(247)

(251)

(259)

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(g) none

(c) nonmetallics

element symbol

a.n.

carbon C

6

hydrogen H

1

(g) chalcogen

(c) nonmetallics

element symbol

a.n.

oxygen 0

8

polonium Po

84

selenium Se

34

sulfur S

16

tellurium Te

52

ununhexium Uuh

116

(g) alkali metal

(c) metallics

element symbol

a.n.

cesium cs

francium pr

87

lithium Li

3

potassium k

19

rubidium Rb

37

sodium |\|a

11

(g) alkaline earth metal

(c) metallics

element symbol

a.n.

barium Ba

56

beryllium Be

4

calcium Ca

20

magnesium Mg

12

radium Ra

88

strontium Sr

38

The Chemical Elements

(g) none (c) metallics element symbol

a.n

aluminum

Ai

13

bohrium

Bh

107

cadmium

Cd

48

chromium

Cr

24

cobalt

Co

27

copper

Cu***

29

darmstadium

Ds

110

dubnium

Db

105

gallium

Ga

31

gold

Au***

79

hafnium

Hf

72

hassium

Hs

108

indium

In

49

iridium

lr ****

77

iron

Fe

26

lawrencium

Lr

103

lead

Pb

82

iutetium

Lu

71

manganese

Mn

25

meitnerium

Mt

109

mercury

Hg

80

molybdenum

Mo

42

nickel

Ni

28

niobium

Nb

41

osmium

Os****

76

palladium

Pd*«„.

46

platinum

Pt ****

78

rhenium

Re

75

rodium

Rh****

45

roentgenium

Rg

111

ruthenium

Ru****

44

rutherfordium

Rf

104

element element scandium seaborgium silver tantalum technetium thallium titanium tin tungsten ununbium ununtrium ununquadium vanadium yttrium zinc zirconium

symbol

a.n.

Sc

21

sg

106

Ag***

4/

Ta

73

Te

43

Tl

81

Ti

22

Sn

50

W

74

Uub

112

Uut

113

Uuq

114

V

23

Y

39

Zn

30

Zr

40

(g) pnictogen (c) metallics

element

symbol

a.n.

arsenic

As*

33

antimony

Sb*

51

bismuth

Bi

83

nitrogen

N

7

phosophorus

p**

15

ununpentium

Uup

115

(g) none (c) semimetallics

element

symbol

a.n.

boron

B

5

germanium

Ge

32

silicon

Si

14

(g) actinoid (c) metallics

(g) lanthanoid (c) metallics

element

symbol

a.n.

element

symbol

a.n.

actinium

Ac

89

cerium

Ce

58

americium

Am

95

dysprosium

Dy

66

berkelium

Bk

97

erbium

Er

68

californium

Cf

98

europium

Eu

63

curium

Cm

96

gadolinium

Gd

64

einsteinium

Es

99

holmium

Ho

67

fermium

Fm

100

lanthanum

La

57

mendelevium

Md

101

neodymium

Nd

60

neptunium

Np

93

praseodymium Pr

59

nobelium

No

102

promethium

Pm

61

plutonium

Pu

94

samarium

Sm

62

protactinium

Pa

91

terbium

Tb

65

thorium

Th

90

thulium

Tm

69

uranium

U

92

ytterbium

Yb

70

(g) halogens (c) nonmetallics

(g) noble gases (c) nonmetallics

element

symbol

a.n.

element

symbol

a.n.

astatine

At*

85

argon

Ar

18

bromine

Br

35

helium

He

2

chlorine

CI

17

krypton

Kr

36

fluorine

F

9

neon

Ne

10

iodine

I

53

radon

Rn

86

ununseptium

Uus*

117

xenon

Xe

54

ununoctium

Uuo

118

a.n. = atomic number (g) = group (c) = classification

* = semimetallics (c) ** = nonmetallics (c) *** = coinage metal (g) **** = precious metal (g)

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