Chapter 6. Cocaine

  1. Michael D. Cole

Published Online: 17 JUN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0470868007.ch6

The Analysis of Controlled Substances

The Analysis of Controlled Substances

How to Cite

Cole, M. D. (2003) Cocaine, in The Analysis of Controlled Substances, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470868007.ch6

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

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Origins, Sources and Manufacture of Cocaine

    • Extraction and Preparation of Coca Paste

    • Synthesis of Pure Cocaine

  • Qualitative Identification of Cocaine

    • Presumptive Tests for Cocaine

    • Thin Layer Chromatography

    • Definitive Identification of Cocaine

  • Quantification of Cocaine

    • Quantification of Cocaine by GC–MS

    • Quantification of Cocaine by UV Spectroscopy

  • Comparison of Cocaine Samples

  • References