S&T CSAC developed a new cyanide detection test method, both affordable and efficient, to test fire survivors for toxic cyanide exposure at the scene.
The threat of chemical and biological attacks poses a major threat to the nation’s population, infrastructure, economy, and security. The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) partners with authorities nationwide to address needs through technological innovation and research, and equips officials with the resources and information they need to identify, prevent and/or respond to the threat of chemical releases and catastrophic diseases.
DHS SBIR Program is seeking information in three topic areas to support DHS Component technology needs.
S&T's is working on cost-effective technologies to detect chemical and biological threats inside a subway environment.
S&T is studying how anhydrous ammonia behaves during a potential leak or spill, whether accidental or intentional, in order to inform planning efforts in communities across the nation.
SEDONA is the result of a joint research and development effort between DHS S&T and our partners at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).
Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), The Chemical Security Analysis
Center (CSAC) is the nation’s only federal study, analysis,
and knowledge management center for assessing the threat and
hazard(s) associated with an accidental or intentional large-scale
chemical event or chemical terrorism event in the United States.
The Chemical Threat Clustering Tool provides an efficient means of analyzing the exhaustive body of possible threats by identifying representative chemical exemplars for use in threat assessments.
S&T and EPA collaborate in a joint project to help the Coast Guard decontaminate assets after a bioterrorist attack.
S&T-developed Chemical Agents Reactions Database can help federal, state and local agencies check if chemicals found in illegal labs can make illicit drugs, poisons or warfare agents.