This paper illustrates some preliminary investigations into using ICP-MS in combination with ET-AAS in the analysis of Ecstasy tablets. Results indicate that a combination of both techniques can show discriminating power between seizures. Descriptions of the modifications made to optimise the ET-AAS system are described.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Problems of Forensic Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - 2001|
Waddell, R. J. H., Littlejohn, D., & Nic Daéid, N. (2001). Preliminary studies identifying and quantifying trace metal impurities in illicit ecstasy tablets using atomic spectrometry techniques. Problems of Forensic Sciences, 47, 413-417. http://www.forensicscience.pl/component/option,com_jbook/task,view/Itemid,99999999/catid,41/id,346/lang,en/