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December 2017 – UNODC: Launch of a new manual on “Recommended Methods for the Identification and Analysis of Fentanyl and its Analogues in Biological Specimens”

VIENNA, Austria – December 2017: UNODC has just launched a new manual entitled: "Recommended Methods for the Identification and Analysis of Fentanyl and its Analogues in Biological Specimens". This manual is the latest in a series of UNODC publications designed to provide practical guidance to national drug laboratories by describing recommended methods for use in the identification and analysis of substances under international control and new psychoactive substances. The present manual is the first to deal specifically with the analysis of the growing class of fentanyl-related compounds and focuses on testing in biological tissues and fluids, to assist with investigation of fentanyl-related poisonings and deaths.

For more information, please see:

UNODC Manual - "Recommended Methods for the Identification and Analysis of Fentanyl and its Analogues in Biological Specimens"
https://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/scientists/recommended-methods-for-the-identification-and-analysis-of-fentanyl-and-its-analogues-in-biological-specimens.html

UNODC Report - “Fentanyl and its analogues - 50 years on”
https://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/scientists/global-smart-update-2017-vol-17.html 

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