Bioanalytical methods for quantitation of levamisole, a widespread cocaine adulterant
Quick test for some Adulterants
in food, FSSAI, FDA Bhavan, Kotla Road, New Delhi.
Those laws define an adulterant
as an added substance that is "deleterious" and may render food injurious to health.
Table-1: Abilities of calibration and prediction model for PROO adulterant
in EVOO by ATR-FTIR.
The consequence is that these products are widely used as adulterants
Spectra of the doped samples showed the technique was sufficiently sensitive to detect the presence of the adulterants
at an addition of 1% (w/w) (fig.
Once OSCS was identified as an adulterant
, it was quickly detected in heparin lots produced in China by SPL-CZ and also in crude heparin extracts provided to SPL-CZ by several of its consolidators (14).
coli O157:H7 is currently considered a food adulterant
by the USDA, these six shiga toxin-producing E.
Methamphetamine use was increasing in 1967 and 1968, sometimes orally as an adulterant
of psychedelic drugs or as a primary drug of abuse, but it was increasingly being abused in an intravenous, high-dose binge pattern that proved pernicious, not only to the users, but to the hippies and other members of the Haight-Ashbury community.
In other parts of the world it has been used as an adulterant
of drugs like heroin and ecstasy, but no such substances were identified in Mr Kelly's system.
Despite this, Non-O157:H7 STEC is not considered an adulterant
under current law in the United States.
As soon as the labs are able to detect an adulterant
, the people who make it come up with a new formula.
Provided the adulterant
GAO used would be able to mask drug use as advertised, a drug user would likely be able to use the substances GAO tested to obtain a passing result on his or her test.
In the case of USDA, this would mean that the agency would be in a position to enforce its existing performance standards, including the salmonella standards, even though salmonella is arguably not always an adulterant
when present in raw meat intended for cooking; it is at times only a marker that tends to suggest a product has been exposed to unsanitary conditions at some point in its history.
The revision of its adulterant
policy called into question whether the agency would be expanding its testing program to other types of beef products.