Identification and quantitation of 5-fluoro-ADB-PINACA and MAB-CHMINACA in dubious herbal products

  title={Identification and quantitation of 5-fluoro-ADB-PINACA and MAB-CHMINACA in dubious herbal products},
  author={Amin Wurita and Koutaro Hasegawa and Kayoko Minakata and Kunio Gonmori and Hideki Nozawa and Itaru Yamagishi and Kanako Watanabe and Osamu Suzuki},
  journal={Forensic Toxicology},
Police officials brought three different packages of herbal blends, with brand names “AL 37”, “AP 31”, and “GM sapphire”, to our laboratory for drug testing. Using our in-house high-resolution mass spectrometric analysis, we were able to estimate the presence of 5-fluoro-ADB-PINACA and MAB-CHMINACA in them without their reference standards. After obtaining the reference standards, we compared the mass spectra of the extracts of the herbal blends with those of the reference standards using both… Expand

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