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.