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01.02.2020 | Original Article Open Access

Comparative neuropharmacological studies on three pyrrolidine-containing synthetic cathinones

The first decade of 2000s witnessed an emergence of new psychoactive substances (NPSs), followed by a rapid increase of their prevalence and constant introduction of new compounds into the clandestine market in subsequent years. One of the major …

11.01.2020 | Original Article

Evaluation of 4-fluoroisobutyrylfentanyl in blood samples from 247 authentic cases submitted to the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner in 2017–2018

4-Fluoroisobutyrylfentanyl (FIBF) is one of many known “fentalog” compounds (analogs of fentanyl) that are contributing to the epidemic of opioid misuse across the United States and globally. FIBF, the structure of which is illustrated in Fig. 1 …

03.01.2020 | Short Communication

Phosgene in deteriorated chloroform: presumptive cause of production of 3,4-dimethyl-5-phenyl-2-oxazolidones in methamphetamine

Methamphetamine (MA) is one of the most widespread drugs of abuse in the East and South-East Asia, Oceania, and North America. Seized amounts of MA in the world have increased over the past two decades [ 1 ]. To control MA abuse, effective law …

01.01.2020 | Original Article

Determination of free G-type nerve agents in blood: in situ derivatization on a dried blood spot (DBS) paper followed by LC–MS/MS analysis

Sarin (GB), soman (GD) and cyclosarin (GF) are potent neurotoxic chemical weapons that act as acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitors to disrupt neuromuscular transmission [ 1 , 2 ]. Organophosphonate (OP) nerve agents are rapidly absorbed following …

24.12.2019 | Original Article Open Access

Four cases of death involving the novel synthetic cannabinoid 5F-Cumyl-PEGACLONE

On the market for new psychoactive substances (NPS), synthetic cannabinoids (SCs) represent a class of designer drugs, which have been synthesized for recreational purposes to mimic the effects of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Thus, they are …

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The journal Forensic Toxicology provides an international forum for publication of studies on toxic substances, drugs of abuse, doping agents, chemical warfare agents, and their metabolisms and analyses, which are related to laws and ethics. It includes original articles, reviews, mini-reviews, short communications, case reports, and letters to the editor. Although a major focus of the journal is on the development or improvement of analytical methods for the above-mentioned chemicals in human matrices, appropriate studies with animal experiments are also published.

Forensic Toxicology is the official publication of the Japanese Association of Forensic Toxicology (JAFT) and is the continuation of the Japanese Journal of Forensic Toxicology (ISSN 0915-9606).

This publication is supported in part by a Grant-in-Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

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