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Easy and fast analysis of complex street drugs

X-ray diffraction is an established analysis technique used to confirm identity of crystalline substances, and it is widely accepted by courts of law. XRD is becoming an invaluable tool for forensic and drug laboratories. Additionally this technique is utilized by a growing number of institutions and recognized by international organizations such as SWGDRUG* as a class A method for controlled substances identification.

With the aid of the PANalytical CanDI-X, the world’s first search-match database for controlled substances, it is possible to positively identify these materials, their precursors and additives nondestructively, within minutes.

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