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Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Elemental Analysis of Ecstasy Tablets

French, Holly E., Went, Michael J., Gibson, Stuart J. (2013) Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Elemental Analysis of Ecstasy Tablets. Forensic Science International, 231 (1-3). pp. 88-91. ISSN 0379-0738. (doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2013.04.021) (KAR id:33914)

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Abstract: Six metals (Cu, Mg, Ba, Ni, Cr, Pb) were determined in two separate batches of seized ecstasy

acid and hydrogen peroxide. Large intra-batch variations were found as expected for tablets produced

in batch 2 in the range 0.35-9.06 ppm. Although batch 1 had significantly higher MDMA content than

0.19-0.66 ppm, batch 2: 3.77-5.47 ppm).

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2013.04.021
Uncontrolled keywords: MDMA, Ecstasy, Atomic absorption, Drug profiling
Subjects: Q Science
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Stuart Gibson
Date Deposited: 16 May 2013 12:08 UTC
Last Modified: 06 May 2020 03:08 UTC
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