Volume 28, Issue 1 (January 1983)

    Detection and Analysis of Aminoparathion in Human Postmortem Specimens

    (Received 17 April 1982; accepted 6 May 1982)

    Published Online: January

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Postmortem samples from two fatalities involving parathion ingestion were examined. Parathion could not be detected in the liver tissue but a significant quantity of a related compound was detected. This was shown to be aminoparathion, a biotransformation product of parathion. The substances were extracted with hexane and analyzed by gas-liquid chromatography on a 3% OV-210 column. Thin-layer chromatography and mass spectrometery were also performed. The transformation of parathion to aminoparathion in human tissue has not been previously reported.


    Author Information:

    Chan, LTF
    Senior analyst and officer-in-charge of the Forensic Toxicology Laboratory, Health Commission of New South Wales, Lidcombe, New South Wales

    Crowley, RJ
    Analysts in the Forensic Toxicology Laboratory, Health Commission of New South Wales, Lidcombe, New South Wales

    Geyer, R
    Analysts in the Forensic Toxicology Laboratory, Health Commission of New South Wales, Lidcombe, New South Wales


    Stock #: JFS12245J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12245J

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    Title Detection and Analysis of Aminoparathion in Human Postmortem Specimens
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30