Application Note

Direct Screening of Illicit Drugs on Paper Currency by OPSI/CMS Analysis

 
Direct Screening of Illicit Drugs on Paper Currency by OPSI/CMS Analysis

In this note, a quick and direct screening method for the detection of illicit drugs on paper currency is introduced using the Touch Express Open Port Sampling Interface (OPSI) on the Advion expression® Compact Mass Spectrometer (CMS). A range of paper currency bills from different countries were analyzed for traces of illicit drugs.