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TEST 196

Kripos

Avdeling for Kriminalteknikk og ID

Postboks 8163 - Dep
0034 Oslo

Telephone: Tlf: 23 20 80 00 Faks 23 20 81 80
E-mail: kripos@politiet.no
Internet: http://www.kripos.no
The laboratory meets the requirements in

NS-EN ISO/IEC 17025:2017




Accreditation includes:
The administrative / geographical unit:
Avdeling for Kriminalteknikk og ID
Brynsalleen 6
Oslo



Permanent facility
P02 Ballistics
Object
Parameter
Reference standard
Internal method identity
Comment
Object
Submitted firearms in crime investigations
Parameter
Firearms
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KTSV04 - standard firearm examination
Comment
Internal method basert on procedures from AFTE (Association of Firearms and Tool Mark Examiners) and in "skytevåpenidentifsering", Leif Øren 2007
Object
Submitted firearms in crime investigations
Parameter
Projectiles and cartridge cases
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KTSV15 - comparison of traces
Comment
Comparison of traces from firearms on projectiles and cartrigde cases. Internal method based on AFTE procedures (Association of Firearms and Tool Mark Examiners) and textbook "Identification of firearms" written by Leif Øren and released by publisher "Vett og viten" in 2007
P03 Fire
Object
Parameter
Reference standard
Internal method identity
Comment
Object
Different materials/objects secured in connection with the investigation of suspicious fires and other criminal offenses
Parameter
Traces/tracks/marks on electrical wiring, components and equipment
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KBK01B-Examination of submitted/secured electrical materials for the purpose of determining fire causes
Comment
Visual inspection and use of the microscope, X-ray, ultrasonic bath, electrical measurements and thermography
P07 Physics
Object
Parameter
Reference standard
Internal method identity
Comment
Object
Documents and handwriting
Parameter
Alterations
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KDS09- Examination of Alterations
Comment
Method based on EDEWG (METALT001). Use of: -Magnifying instrument with light source -Application of luminescens and NIR Absorption/Reflection
Object
Document surface
Parameter
Examination
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KDS02- NIR- absorption and Reflection Examination of Documents
Comment
Method based on EDEWG, METNIR 002. Use of NIR absorpsion and reflection
Object
Document surface
Parameter
Examination
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KDS01- Application of Luminescence to the Examination of documents
Comment
Method based on EDEWG, METLUM 002. Use of luminescence
Object
Finger prints on wet surfaces and surfaces that has been wet
Parameter
Finger print development by adding SPR
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KFI12- Small Particle Reagent (SPR)
Comment
Method based on: Fingermark visualisation Manual, 2014. Best Practice Manual for Fingerprint Examination, ENFSI-BPM-FIN-01
Object
Finger prints in/ with fat on firm surfaces
Parameter
Finger print development with Sudan Black
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KFI09- Sudan Black
Comment
Method based on: Fingermark visualisation Manual, 2014. Best Practice Manual for Fingerprint Examination, ENFSI-BPM-FIN-01
Object
Finger prints on all surfaces
Parameter
Finger print development by illumination of different wavelengths
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KFI15- Special illumination methods
Comment
Method based on: Fingermark visualisation Manual, 2014. Best Practice Manual for Fingerprint Examination, ENFSI-BPM-FIN-01
Object
Fingerprints on firm and porous surfaces
Parameter
Investigation of finger prints by visual examination
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KFI20- Visual examination
Comment
Method based on: Fingermark visualisation Manual, 2014. Best Practice Manual for Fingerprint Examination, ENFSI-BPM-FIN-01
Object
Finger prints on firm surfaces
Parameter
Finger print development by adding cyanoacrylate fume
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KFI01- Cyanoakrylat (CNA)
Comment
Method based on: Fingermark visualisation Manual, 2014. Best Practice Manual for Fingerprint Examination, ENFSI-BPM-FIN-01
Object
Finger prints on firm surfaces
Parameter
Enhancement of CNA- developed prints by use of BY-40
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KFI02- Basic Yellow 40 (BY-40)
Comment
Method based on: Fingermark visualisation Manual, 2014. Best Practice Manual for Fingerprint Examination, ENFSI-BPM-FIN-01
Object
Finger prints on firm surfaces
Parameter
Finger print development by adding different types of powder by different techniques
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KFI03- Powder
Comment
Method based on: Fingermark visualisation Manual, 2014. Best Practice Manual for Fingerprint Examination, ENFSI-BPM-FIN-01
Object
Finger prints on firm surfaces deposited with/ in blood
Parameter
Finger print development with Hungarian Red
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KFI10- Hungarian Red
Comment
Method based on: Hvilken fremkallingsmetode er best egnet... by Dag Arne Hole and Tore Walstad, 2012
Object
Finger prints on firm surfaces, for instance on glue side of glue tapes
Parameter
Finger print development by adding WP on the glue side of glue tape
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KFI07- Wet Powder (WP)
Comment
Method based on: Fingermark visualisation Manual, 2014. Best Practice Manual for Fingerprint Examination, ENFSI-BPM-FIN-01
Object
Fingerprints on non-porous surfaces
Parameter
Development of finger prints with Acid Yellow 7
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KFI19- Acid yellow 7 (AY7)
Comment
Method based on: Published report from Dag Arne Hole and Tore Walstad, Fingerprint world, July 2010 (Vol 36, No 40)
Object
Fingerprints on porous surfaces
Parameter
Development of finger prints with Indandione Sink
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KFI18- Indandione Sink
Comment
Method based on article published in Journal of Forensic Identification, January/ February 2011 (Vol 61, No 1)
Object
Finger prints on porous surfaces
Parameter
Finger print development by adding Ninh
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KFI05- Ninhydrin (Ninh.)
Comment
Method based on: Fingermark visualisation Manual, 2014. Best Practice Manual for Fingerprint Examination, ENFSI-BPM-FIN-01
Object
Finger prints on porous surfaces that has been wet
Parameter
Finger print development by using PD
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KFI06- Physical Developer (PD)
Comment
Method based on: Fingermark visualisation Manual, 2014. Best Practice Manual for Fingerprint Examination, ENFSI-BPM-FIN-01
Object
Fingerprints on non-porous surfaces
Parameter
Fluorescent cyanoacrylate fuming for development of latent fingermarks
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KFI21-Lumicyano
Comment
Method based on: Fingerprint Source Book, Cast Publication nr. 081/17
Object
Glass samples
Parameter
Refractive index
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KBK02K-Measurement of refractive index
Comment
Oil immersion method using GRIM-3. Internal metode based on ASTM-E1967-19.
Object
Handwriting
Parameter
Examination
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KDS05- Examination of Handwriting
Comment
Method based on best practice from ENFHEX. Use of: BESTPRACDOC 002D and 005D, HWMETHOD 005D and SKILLSKNOW 003D
Object
Ink jet printed documents
Parameter
Examination, comparison and recognition
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KDS10- Examination of inkjet printed documents
Comment
Method based on EDEWG (Ref: METINKJET001.doc)
Object
Paper
Parameter
Non- destructive examination
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KDS04- Non- Destructive Paper Examination
Comment
Non-destructive method based on EDEWG (METPA001).
Object
Security documents
Parameter
Examination
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KDS06- Examination of Security Documents
Comment
Method based on EDEWG SECDOC 00
Object
Stamps and stamp impressions
Parameter
Examination
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KDS07- Stamps and Stamp Impressions
Comment
Method based on EDEWG (METSSI001).
Object
Printing techniques
Parameter
Examination, recognition
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KDS03- Recognition of Printing Techniques
Comment
Method based on EDEWG (METPRINT001). Use of magnifying instrument with a light source.
Object
Indented impressions
Parameter
Examination
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KDS08- Examination of Indented Impressions
Comment
Method based on EDEWG (MET11001). Development of indented impressions by using: -Electrostatic developing apparatus (ESDA and Docustat) -Magnifying instrument with suitable light source -NIR absorption and Reflection
Object
Different materials/objects secured in connection with the investigation of criminal offenses
Parameter
Packaging
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KBK10K - forensic laboratory investigations of packaging
Comment
Visual investigation including use of different microscope and spectroscope.
Object
Different materials/ objects secured from investigation of crime
Parameter
Examination of paint and varnish
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KBK03K-examination of paint and varnish
Comment
Method based on ASTM-E1610-18, ASTM-E2937-18 and ASTM-E2809-13
Object
Different materials/ objects secured from investigation of crime
Parameter
Gunshot residue
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KBK04K-Detection of gunshot residue by SEM
Comment
Method based on ASTM-E1588-20
P12 Chemical analysis
Object
Parameter
Reference standard
Internal method identity
Comment
Object
Amphetamin- and metamphetamin seized in connection with the investigation of crimes
Parameter
Determination of the strenght of amphetamine and metamphetamine
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KNA10- Determination of the strenght of amphetamine and metamphetamine with HPLC
Comment
Analysis with HPLC
Object
Cannabis sativa and cannabis resin
Parameter
Detection of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabinol (CBN) and cannabidiol (CBD)
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KNA01- TLC of cannabinoids
Comment
Method based on a recommendation of UNINCB method. The method includes a sensoric evaluation
Object
Presumtive tesing
Parameter
Blood
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KTA02-Presumtive tesing of blood with leucomalachite green
Comment
Method based on Stuart H. James, Paul Erwin Kish, T. Paulette Sutton, Principles of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Theory and Practice, (2005), s. 349-368. Cox, M., A Studie of the Sensitivity and Specificity of Four Premsuptive Test for Blood, Journal of Forensic Sciences, JFSCA, Vol.36, No.5, sept. 1991, pp. 1503-1511.
Object
Cocaine seized in connection with the investigation of crimes
Parameter
Determination of the strength of cocaine
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KNA11-Determination of the strength of cocaine using HPLC
Comment
By use of HPLC
Object
Plant material seized in connection with criminal investigations
Parameter
Determination of the strength of THC
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KNA14-Determination of the strength of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in cannabis resin and cannabis plants
Comment
By use of GC-FID
Object
Powder
Parameter
Amphetamin, comparison
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KNA05- European harmonised method for the profiling of amphetamine
Comment
Harmonized method for comparison of amphetamines, EHMPA developed by ENFSI- laboratories
Object
Powder and other matrixes
Parameter
Detection of heroin, amphetamin, methamphetamin and cocaine in unknown mixtures
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KNA04- Identification using GC-MS
Comment
Identification of unknown substance by detection with GC-MS
Object
Ignitable Liquid Residues in Extracts from Fire Debris Samples
Parameter
Volatile flammable liquid
Reference standard
ASTM E1618
Internal method identity
KBK01K-Analysis of Volatile Flammable liquids
Comment
Separation, concentration and analysis as described in ASTM E1618-19 and ASTM E1413-19
P30 Sample collection
Object
Parameter
Reference standard
Internal method identity
Comment
Object
Any material
Parameter
Sampling of biological traces taken with swab prior to DNA analysis
Reference standard
Intern metode
Internal method identity
KTA01
Comment
The method is based on Forensic Science Regulator Guidance, FSR-G-208, The Control and Avoidance of Contamination in Laboratory Activities involving DNA Evidence Recovery Analysis (2020), issue 2.
P31 Flexible accreditation
Object
Parameter
Reference standard
Internal method identity
Comment
Object
Powder and other matrices
Parameter
Detection of additional drugs beyond heroin, amphetamine, metamphetamine and cocain in unknown mixtures
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KNA04-Identification using GC-MS
Comment
Identification of unknown substances by detection with GC-MS; flexible accreditation
P32 Interpretations and opinions
Object
Parameter
Reference standard
Internal method identity
Comment
Object
Amphetamine seized in connection with the investigation in criminal cases
Parameter
Comparison of samples of amphetamine
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KNA05-Method of comparison of amphetamines
Comment
Opinions and interpretations of test results
Object
Use of a scale of conclusions for the detection of ignitable liquids
Parameter
In connection to method KBK01K
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
EK-2.2.1.1.4.2
Comment
Object
Documents, stamps, foils, plates
Parameter
Assessment of validity, changes, manipulation
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
Analyze, compare, evaluate and verify
Comment
Assessment based on analyses of documents, stamps, foils and plates
Object
Finger prints
Parameter
Assessment and identification
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KTA16- Analyze, compare, evaluate and verify
Comment
Assessments based on finger print analyses: Quantitative-Qualitative Friction Ridge Analysis, David R. Ashbaugh, 1999
Object
Glass samples
Parameter
Refractive index
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KBK02K-measurement of refractive index
Comment
Instrument LUCIA 3 Oil immersion method by means of GRIM-3, with opinions and interpretations. Internal method based on ASTM-E1967-19.
Object
Handwriting
Parameter
Assessment
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
Analyze, compare, evaluate and verify
Comment
Assessments based on analyses of handwriting
Object
Submitted firearms in crime investigations
Parameter
Firearms
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KTSV04 - standard firearm examination
Comment
Identifisering, funksjonstesting av skytevåpen, måle bom- og riflespor på prosjektiler med stereomikroskop og mikrometer, kontroll mot registre og søk i IBIS. Internal method based on AFTE procedures (Association of Firearms and Tool Mark Examiners) and textbook "Identification of firearms" written by Leif Øren and released by publisher "Vett og viten" in 2007.
Object
Submitted firearms in crime investigations
Parameter
Projectiles and cartridge cases
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KTSV15 - comparison of traces
Comment
Comparison of traces from firearms on projectiles and cartrigde cases. Internal method based on AFTE procedures (Association of Firearms and Tool Mark Examiners) and textbook "Identification of firearms" written by Leif Øren and released by publisher "Vett og viten" in 2007.
Object
Various materials/objects secured in connection with the investigation of suspicious fires and other criminal offenses.
Parameter
Tracks/traces on electrical wiring, components and equipment
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KBK01B-Examination of submitted/secured electrical material for the purpose of causes of fire - with opinions and interpretations
Comment
Visual inspection and use of microscope, X-rays, ultrasonic bath, electrical measurements and thermography, with opinions and interpretations
Object
Different materials/objects secured in connection with the investigation of criminal offenses
Parameter
Packaging
Reference standard
Internal method
Internal method identity
KBK10K - forensic laboratory investigations of packaging
Comment
Comparison of packaging materials by visual investigation including use of different microscope and spectroscope.