9a. Raman Spectroscopy for the Analysis of Counterfeit Tablets

  1. John M. Chalmers2,
  2. Howell G. M. Edwards3 and
  3. Michael D. Hargreaves4
  1. Kaho Kwok and
  2. Lynne S. Taylor

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119962328.ch9a

Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy in Forensic Science

Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy in Forensic Science

How to Cite

Kwok, K. and Taylor, L. S. (2012) Raman Spectroscopy for the Analysis of Counterfeit Tablets, in Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy in Forensic Science (eds J. M. Chalmers, H. G. M. Edwards and M. D. Hargreaves), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119962328.ch9a

Editor Information

  1. 2

    VS Consulting, Stokesley, UK

  2. 3

    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK

  3. 4

    Thermo Scientific Portable Optical Analyzers, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Wilmington, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470749067

Online ISBN: 9781119962328

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Keywords:

  • Raman spectroscopy for analysis of counterfeit tablets;
  • pharmaceutical counterfeiting problem;
  • Raman, in characterising pharmaceutical tablets, as genuine, counterfeit;
  • counterfeiters' target, varying, based on popularity, cost of genuine drugs;
  • analytical techniques, in detecting counterfeit products;
  • IR and Raman spectroscopy, studies of counterfeit pharmaceuticals;
  • counterfeit Cialis tablets, Raman spectrum of intact, genuine US, Cialis tablet;
  • hierarchical cluster analysis, of genuine and questionable Cialis tablets;
  • HCA, identifying tablets, with characteristics different from the genuine;
  • counterfeit analysis, promising with SORS, transmission Raman spectroscopy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting Problem

  • Analytical Techniques to Detect Counterfeit Products

  • Using Raman Spectroscopy to Characterise Genuine and Counterfeit Tablets–A Case Study

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References