On-Site Sampling and Detection of Drug Particulates

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Authors
  1. Elias, L.
  2. Lawrence, A.
Corporate Authors
Canadian Police Research Centre, Ottawa Ont (CAN);National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa ONT (CAN)
Abstract
This report is an extract from the book, "The analysis of drugs of abuse", edited by T.A. Gough. The information provided in thid technical report is useful material for the drug law enforcement officer. It presents where the drug detection is and where it is going. The technology of drug detection today can be broken down into bulk detection techniques such as: x-ray imaging, gamma backscattering, thermal neutron activation. The current air sampling techniques include: acetine vapour detection, mass spectrometry, gas chromatography, ion mobility spectrometry.
Keywords
Drug abuse -- Prevention;Ion mobility spectroscopy;Police -- Equipment and supplies
Report Number
TR-10-1991E;QD96.1;TR-10-91 — Technical Report
Date of publication
01 Dec 1991
Number of Pages
30
DSTKIM No
CA031177
CANDIS No
530034
Format(s):
Electronic Document(PDF)

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