LC-DAD with Optional ESI/MS: An Emerging Gold Standard for Hemp Compliance Testing

← Back to Webinar Series Page Thursday, June 13, 2024 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Duration: 1 hour Overview Hemp compliance testing is used to quantify total Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC), including both Δ9-THC and its precursor, i.e., Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinolic acid…

Technical Note – The Use of Neutral Losses and Common Fragments Screening by QTOF in Forensic Laboratories

Date February 2024 Overview Quadrupole time-of-flight (QTOF) mass spectrometry is an advanced analytical technique that has some capabilities that make it particularly useful in screening in toxicology cases for unknown analytes. The technology combines the power of a quadrupole mass…

Drug Surveillance Initiatives: An FTCOE Repository of Resources

Date December 2023 Overview In the realm of drug surveillance, a multitude of data sources originate from diverse funding agencies, including but not limited to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Centers for Disease Control…

Evidence-based Evaluation of the Analytical Schemes in ASTM E2329-17 Standard Practice for Identification of Seized Drugs for Methamphetamine Samples

Publication Forensic Chemistry, May 2024 Authors Jeremy S. Triplett | Kentucky State Police Central Forensic Laboratory Jeff Salyards | Compass Scientific Consulting Sandra E. Rodriguez-Cruz | DEA Special Testing and Research Laboratory Jeremiah A. Morris | Johnson County Sheriff’s Office…

Technical Note – Ultra-High Performance Liquid Chromatography Photo Diode Array Ultraviolet Single Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry (UHPLC-PDA UV-MS)

← Back to FLN-TWG Main Page  Date December 2023 Overview The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), in partnership with the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCOE) at RTI International, formed the Forensic Laboratory Needs Technology Working Group (FLN-TWG). The FLN-TWG…

White Paper – Evolving Approaches and Technologies for Seized Drug Analysis

← Back to FLN-TWG Main Page  Date December 2023 Overview The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), in partnership with the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCOE) at RTI International, formed the Forensic Laboratory Needs Technology Working Group (FLN-TWG). The FLN-TWG…

Technical Note – Analysis of Marijuana and Marijuana Products

← Back to FLN-TWG Main Page  Date December 2023 Overview The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), in partnership with the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCOE) at RTI International, formed the Forensic Laboratory Needs Technology Working Group (FLN-TWG). The FLN-TWG…

Technical Note – Gas Chromatography Vapor-Phase Infrared Spectroscopy (GC-VIR)

← Back to FLN-TWG Main Page  Date December 2023 Overview The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), in partnership with the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCOE) at RTI International, formed the Forensic Laboratory Needs Technology Working Group (FLN-TWG). The FLN-TWG…

Technical Note – Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS)

← Back to FLN-TWG Main Page  Date December 2023 Overview The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), in partnership with the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCOE) at RTI International, formed the Forensic Laboratory Needs Technology Working Group (FLN-TWG). The FLN-TWG…