Part No: P047Issued year: 2012File size: 0.6mbFile type: pdf
The potential harm caused by synthetic cannabinoids is a significant concern since exposures and reports of human fatalities due to these substances is widespread . Detection of these relatively new type designer drugs in blood is essential in forensic toxicology, other scientific and medical fields.
Cannabinoids, SLE, SLE+, Supported Liquid Extraction,
Part No: AN774Issued year: 2012File size: 0.19mbFile type: pdf
This application note describes the extraction and quantitation of Cannabimimetic Naphthoylindoles (Synthetic Cannabinoids) and their metabolites (JWH Series) from various matrices using Supported Liquid Extraction (SLE). Synthetic Cannabinoids or SPICE as they are commonly known have become an increasing problem as one of the newest forms of illicit drugs being consumed today. These compounds bind to the cannabinoid receptors in mammals triggering similar euphoric symptoms as Tetrahydrocannabinoids (THC). Currently robust and fast analytical methods of analysis are required to aid in the screening and detection of this growing class of compounds. The recoveries obtained for the synthetic cannabinoids parent and metabolites ranged from 70-98 %.
Supported Liquid Extraction, SLE, SLE+, SPICE, Synthetic Cannabinoids, JWH, metabolites,