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Figure 7: PRIDE: The Polyethylene Repository and Information Database for Evidence

Figure 7 shows the results of the search conducted using the characteristics entered into the PRIDE as displayed in Figure 5. Information for a possible match for the bag appears on the screen. The information includes the bag’s physical characteristics, as well as images of the bag and its warning label. From this screen, the user can view additional details, update the bag information, or delete the record entirely. The images include small photographs of the bag, which appear to say “Valu $ak” [Valu Sak, with a dollar sign for an S] Drawstring Lawn & Leaf Bag” and “39 gallon,” as well as an image of a warning label containing text similar to that provided in Figure 6. The bag has the following characteristics: Bag Entry ID: 208 Usage: Disposer Brand Name: Ruffies Capacity: 36–40 Gallon Scented: No Repository Code: 1C6K3RF0 Closure: Drawstring Color of Closure Lock: Yellow Bag Color: Black Scent: blank

Figure 7: PRIDE: The Polyethylene Repository and Information Database for Evidence

Figure 7: The results of the search conducted using the characteristics entered into the PRIDE and displayed in Figure 5. The details of the bag, as well as images of the product, are displayed on the screen. From this screen, the user can view additional details (see Figure 8), update bag information, or delete the record entirely.

Figure 7: The results of the search conducted using the characteristics entered into the PRIDE and displayed in Figure 5. The details of the bag, as well as images of the product, are displayed on the screen. This bag is a Ruffies 39-gallon lawn and leaf bag with a drawstring closure.