TICTAC spectral libraries for new psychoactive substances/legal highs
TICTAC has Europe’s largest and most up-to-date spectral library of Fourier Transform infrared spectroscopy (ATR/FTIR) for new psychoactive substances/legal highs. We also have gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS) spectra for these drugs.
Without these libraries, attempts to identify the numerous new psychoactive substances using FTIR or GC-MS will simply result in “unknown substance”. Laboratories or police forces wishing to identify a substance will either have to leave it as an “unknown substance” or go on to more complex analytical techniques (nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy or high resolution mass spectrometry) which are expensive and time consuming.
With TICTAC’s spectral libraries, many new psychoactive substances are easily identifiable using commonly available laboratory drug analysis techniques. As more and more new psychoactive substances enter the market, the need to identify them becomes more difficult and increasingly important. TICTAC’s spectral libraries make this as simple as possible.