Volume 19, Issue 1 (January 1974)

    Standardization of Forensic Drug Analyses

    (Received 8 February 1973; accepted 21 May 1973)

    Published Online: January

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    The subject of standardization of methodology used in the forensic sciences has been a controversial topic studied at length for the past several years. The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) has formed a committee to study standardization of forensic analyses, and the Association of Official Analytical Chemists (AOAC) has sections devoted to forensic sciences and narcotic and dangerous drugs. Members of the legal profession have strongly advocated the use of only “standard” procedures in the examination of evidence for court purposes.


    Author Information:

    Gunn, JW
    Chief, Laboratory Division, Office of Scientific Support, Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, Washington, D.C.,

    Frank, RS
    Chief, Field Operations Branch, Laboratory Division, Office of Scientific Support, Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, Washington, D.C.,


    Stock #: JFS10085J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10085J

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    Title Standardization of Forensic Drug Analyses
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