13. Psychotropic Substances in Urban Airborne Particulates

  1. Sara Castiglioni,
  2. Ettore Zuccato and
  3. Roberto Fanelli
  1. Angelo Cecinato and
  2. Catia Balducci

Published Online: 18 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118000816.ch13

Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry

Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry

How to Cite

Cecinato, A. and Balducci, C. (2011) Psychotropic Substances in Urban Airborne Particulates, in Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry (eds S. Castiglioni, E. Zuccato and R. Fanelli), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118000816.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy

Author Information

  1. Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research CNR, Monterotondo Stazione, Rome, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470529546

Online ISBN: 9781118000816

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Keywords:

  • mass spectrometric analysis of illicit drugs in environment - presence in air and suspended particulate matter;
  • concentrations and sources of psychotropic substances - in urban airborne particulates;
  • illicit drug activities in environment - promising topics, first being monitoring

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Chemical Approach to Monitoring Psychotropic Substances

  • Concentrations and Sources of Psychotropic Substances in Air

  • Future Needs and Fields of Investigation

  • Acknowledgments

  • References