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Rescheduling a Schedule I substance, and the Delta-8 controversy

Rescheduling a Schedule I substance, and the Delta-8 controversy

Did you know that in the US, drugs and other chemicals are classified into 5 distinct categories depending on the drug’s acceptable medical use and its potential for abuse or dependency?  Drugs federally classified as Schedule I substances by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are considered to have the highest potential for abuse and for creating severe psychological and/or physical dependence. In addition to heroin, LSD and MDMA (ecstasy), cannabis is classified as a Schedule I substance in the Controlled Substance Act of 1970, which means it has no approved medical usage.

Using the Skyline / Panorama AutoQC tools for continuous monitoring your TripleTOF system performance

Using the Skyline / Panorama AutoQC tools for continuous monitoring your TripleTOF system performance

The Skyline team has developed a nice pipeline for evaluation of LC-MS/MS performance over time for MS systems in the research lab environment.  To help you use this solution, we have set up two Skyline Documents that you can use for continuous system monitoring....

The pros and cons of using solid phase extraction and direct injection methods for PFAS testing

The pros and cons of using solid phase extraction and direct injection methods for PFAS testing

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Defense (DoD) methods for testing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water require using solid phase extraction (SPE). SPE has been used extensively in environmental contaminant analysis both for concentrating large sample volumes (improving method sensitivity) and removing matrix interferences (sample cleanup).