Application Note: Determination of Heroin in Street Drug Samples
3 October 2018

In this white paper, Metrohm’s ID Kit, a test for the pres ence of opioids, was used with Mira DS handheld Raman analyzer to successfully detect he roin in 18 crude street heroin samples. Detection of heroin with ID Kit was accomplished easily and very quickly, with minimal sample clean-up. Solvent studies were also implemented to determine the optimal solvent for crude sample extraction.