Significance and Use
These are minimum standards applicable to those performing seized-drug analyses.
These standards are intended to apply to any laboratory analyst who:
examines and analyzes seized drugs or related materials, or directs such examinations to be done,
independently has access to unsealed evidence in order to remove samples from evidence for examination and
As a consequence of such examinations, signs reports for court or investigative purposes.
1.1 This practice describes prerequisite formal education, training, and continuing professional development for those performing seized-drug analysis. It also describes the kinds of professional documents (for example, texts, manuals, or journals) that should be present in laboratories where analysis of seized drugs is conducted.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E2329 Practice for Identification of Seized Drugs
Seized-drug analysis; Seized-drug analysts ;
ICS Number Code 71.040.40 (Chemical analysis)
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