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Forensics Application Guidebook

Forensics Application Guidebook

Our Forensics Application Guidebook covers many aspects of forensic analysis including sports doping, trace evidence detection, and forensic toxicology, as well as our applicable solutions.  

Solutions for Forensic Toxicology

Solutions for Forensic Toxicology

At Shimadzu, we have the analytical tools necessary for your forensic toxicology laboratory to be accurate, efficient, and confident with your results. Our products cover anything from sample preparation to screening, identification and confirmation. In addition, our wide range of instrumentation can be used with a variety of sample types, such as whole blood, urine, plasma, oral fluids, postmortem, tissues, etc.

Solutions for Seized Drugs

Solutions for Seized Drugs new

When it comes to the analysis of seized drug samples, each laboratory is responsible for properly analyzing a material as it pertains to a court of law and prosecution. Materials can come in a variety of forms, such as powder, pills, tablets, e-liquids, oils and even edibles. The Scientific Working Group for the Analysis of Seized Drugs (SWGDRUG) and the Organization for Scientific Committees (OSAC) for Forensic Science provide the minimum requirements for the development of an analytical scheme for proper identification of a drug or chemical. Shimadzu offers a series of analytical tools for a forensic chemist to accurately identify and confirm a controlled substance based on levels of selectivity.

GCMS and LCMS Fundamentals

Basic Principles and Theory of GCMS and LCMS

Shimadzu has a long-standing history of GCMS and LCMS.  In these two primers, which serve as textbooks as well as practical application guides, we describe the principles of GCMS and LCMS and provide a better understanding of the innovative technology behind mass spectrometry.


Fundamentals of GCMS  Fundamentals of LCMS     


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