Methods for Impurity Profiling of Heroin and Cocaine

Methods on Impurity Profiling inHeroin and Cocaine


This manual provides practical guidance to national drug testing laboratories that want to embark on heroin and/or cocaine profiling activities. It complements United Nations manuals on recommended methods for testing opium, morphine and heroin, and for cocaine. The manual suggests approaches that may assist drug analysts in the selection of methods appropriate to the sample under examination and provide data suitable for the purpose at hand.


UN document ID number: ST/NAR/35
Sales No.: E.05.XI.14
ISBN: 92-1-148206-2
Publication date: October 2005
Number of pages: 81
Languages: English ( PDF) - French, Russian, Spanish