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Laboratory technicians perform highly skilled analysis of many types of needs.
Chinese walnuts undergo scrutiny as they enter the U.S.
CBP Laboratory personnel pour liquid into testing equipment.
A CBP scientist runs extensive tests on a metal sample to determine its' origin.
Precise amounts of drugs are measured before testing.
Counterfeiting CD's is violation of Intellectual Property.
CBP labs process a wide variety of items under very exacting conditions.
This metal will be tested to insure it meets all standards it purports to meet before being allowed to enter the country.
A fake alligator head is just one of the unusual items that CBP labs must check.
A lab technician tests the integrity of steel pipe as it enters the country.
With highly sophisticated testing equiptment CBP Laboratory personnel can analyze minute traces of material imported to the U.S.
CBP Laboratory personnel check foreign shrimp imported into the U.S.
CBP Laboratory personnel check textiles imported into the U.S.
This CBP technician examines thin slices of a material to insure its quality.
CBP Laboratory personnel remove items from x-ray testing equipment.
CBP laboratories are capable of identifying oil from specific wells in specific countries.
CBP Laboratory personnel prepare samples of metal to be analyzed.
CBP Laboratory personnel use liquid nitrogen to supercool testing equiptment.
CBP Laboratory personnel prepare to analyze materials imported into the U.S.
CBP Laboratory personnel check the genetic markers of imported food products.
An exact kilo of drugs is weighed for processing.
CBP Laboratory personnel grind samples of marble material imported to the U.S. for testing.
CBP Laboratory personnel apply ultraviolet light to see things not ordinarily visible to the naked eye.
Grains are tested before being allowed into the U.S.
A CBP lab technician makes pseudo drugs intended to assist canine officers train their dogs.
CBP can use a mobile laboratory when needed at port of entries around the U.S.
CBP Laboratory personnel prepare samples for testing.
Even shoes are dissected and recorded.
To protect consumers and businesses this vase, indicated as granite, will be analyzed to see if it is in fact as described.
Using an electron microscope allows technicians to examine the most miniscule elements of any item.
Counting goose feathers assures that the product that is described to the consumer is correct.