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DEVELOPMENT OF A MODERN COMPENDIUM OF MICROCRYSTAL TESTS FOR ILLICIT DRUGS AND DIVERTED PHARMACEUTICALS

Award Information

Award #
2011-DN-BX-K528
Funding Category
Competitive
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2011
Total funding (to date)
$199,712

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $199,712)

This project will create a compilation of microcrystal tests which have previously been developed for illicit drugs and diverted pharmaceuticals. The resulting electronic compendium will include recommended protocols and morphologies of crystals (including photomicrographs), infrared spectra of microcrystals, and potential interferences. This compendium will be available to all forensic scientists for free access from selected websites.

ca/ncf

Date Created: September 11, 2011