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Synonyms for adulterant

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any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance

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making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials

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It is also used for flavouring sweets and confectionery and is a common adulterant for the bark oil.
Standard urinalysis test strips, such as Multistix from Bayer Diagnostics and Combur-Test from Roche Diagnostics, are sometimes used to detect the presence of adulterants in urine.
Elam believes the agency will begin to look at alternative testing matrices such as hair testing, but hair testing technology remains in relative infancy and there is no guarantee that adulterants won't become a problem for this and other forms of testing as well.
Detecting the presence of adulterants is essential in reducing the rate of false-negative results for urine drugs-of-abuse testing.
HYDRAC) to implement a new fuel and fuel adulterant marking program to help the West African nation of Cameroon recover tax money being lost to fuel fraud and ensure fuel quality for Cameroonian motorists.
It also lists the known adulterants, potential therapeutic and/or safety issues with the adulterating species, and analytical approaches to detect adulterants.
In this backdrop, the Minister appreciated the initiative of CSIR for developing and deploying this technology solution, Ksheer-Scanner, which instantaneously detects the above-identified adulterants in milk.
There was a food blender containing brown powder, which was 17% heroin, mixed with the two adulterants.
In fact it can be harmful when unscrupulous vendors use adulterants like detergent, urea and soda.
He told the Record: "The dealers need adulterants to make the money.
Entries include synonyms, family, parts used commercially, morphological and taxonomic features, adulterants, references, and b&w line drawings by Barbara Alongi (MBG).
But with Intercept[R] oral fluid testing, adulterants don't work.
Adulterants have often been used to mask the presence of an illicit drug and thus cheat a drug test.
The pathophysiology of cocaine-induced midline destructive lesions is multifactorial and includes local ischemia secondary to vasoconstriction, chemical irritation from adulterants put in "cut" cocaine, and infection secondary to trauma, impaired mucociliary transport, and decreased humoral and cell-mediated immunity.
Employee fear of drug tests has spawned ever more creative efforts-- and a cottage industry to support those efforts--to foil detection, including substituting another's urine for one's own and using "designer" urine adulterants (elements added to foil the test).