The growth in the use of amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) has become a significant global problem over the last 10-15 years, often involving new and unfamiliar ATS and trafficking trends which present a challenge to both national law enforcement authorities and to scientists in drug testing forensic laboratories. Given the need for more accurate methods for identification and analysis, this manual reflects the discussions and conclusions of a UNODC Consultative Meeting held in London in September 1998.In addition to the active ATS, tablets often contain different adulterants, cutting agents, common food colours and/or ... Forms include powder, crystals ( commonly known as aCristala, aIcea or aShabua) and tablets (commonly known as a Yabaa). ... In illicit markets, most ATS are encountered in a typical stereochemical make-up.
|Title||:||Recommended Methods for the Identification and Analysis of Amphetamine, Methamphetamine and Their Ring-substituted Analogues in Seized Materials|
|Publisher||:||United Nations Publications - 2006-01-01|