The variability of ecstasy tablets composition in Brazil.

  title={The variability of ecstasy tablets composition in Brazil.},
  author={Loraine R. Togni and Rafael Lanaro and Rodrigo Ribeiro Resende and Jose Luiz Costa},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  volume={60 1},
The content of ecstasy tablets has been changing over the years, and nowadays 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) is not always present in the tablets. The aim of this study was to investigate the chemical composition in the seized tablets labeled as ecstasy. We analyzed samples from 150 different seizures made by Sao Paulo's State Police by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. MDMA was present in 44.7% of the analyzed samples, and another twenty different active substances were… CONTINUE READING
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