Chapter 2. Amphetamine and Related Compounds

  1. Michael D. Cole

Published Online: 17 JUN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0470868007.ch2

The Analysis of Controlled Substances

The Analysis of Controlled Substances

How to Cite

Cole, M. D. (2003) Amphetamine and Related Compounds, in The Analysis of Controlled Substances, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470868007.ch2

Author Information

  1. Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 JUN 2003
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2003

Book Series:

  1. Analytical Techniques in the Sciences

Book Series Editors:

  1. David J. Ando

Series Editor Information

  1. Dartford, Kent, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471492528

Online ISBN: 9780470868003



This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Qualitative Identification of Amphetamines

    • Sampling and Physical Description of Amphetamines

    • Presumptive Testing of Amphetamines

    • Thin Layer Chromatography of Amphetamines

    • Definitive Identification of Amphetamines

  • Quantification of Amphetamines

  • Comparison and Profiling of Amphetamine Samples

    • The Leuckart Synthesis of Amphetamine

    • The Reductive Amination of Benzyl Methyl Ketone

    • The Nitrostyrene Synthesis

    • Impurity Extraction and Sample Comparison

  • References