Mateu J.B. Orfila (1787-1853)
Mathieu Joseph Bonaventure Orfila (April 24, 1787 - March 12, 1853) was a Spanish-born toxicologist and chemist and the founder of the science of toxicology.
Educated in Paris, Orfila became very proficient in the chemistry of crime scene investigation and was an early promoter of chemical evidence in the courtroom. Refined the testing for arsenic in criminal investigations.
see Traquer L'Invisible Orfila & Le Test De Marsh by Franck Canorel
see Entre la ciencia y el crimen: Mateu Orfila y la toxicología en el siglo XIXfrom 2006, Fundación Dr. Antonio Esteve
Traquer L'Invisible Orfila & Le Test De Marsh by Franck Canorel (2006) Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (CNAM) (http://www.cnam.fr/) - in French. Title in English is Track the invisible : Orfila and the Marsh test