Narcotics Identification

TruNarc v1.6 expands library to include new, lethal street drugs

The global drug problem continues to increase, with production and trafficking of methamphetamines, cocaine, MDMA (ecstasy) heroin, cathinones (bath salts), and cannabinoids (spice) impacting communities worldwide and stressing already constrained investigative resources. Now, dibutylone, fentanyl, U-47700, and W-18 have become potent and emerging threats. Narcotics detectives, crime labs, customs agents, and law enforcement personnel all struggle with the need for faster analysis of suspected illicit drugs in order to prioritize evidence and speed up prosecutions.

Bring the accuracy and reliability of a lab-proven technology directly to the scene with the Thermo Scientific™ TruNarc™ handheld narcotics analyzer. The TruNarc analyzer easily and quickly identifies multiple controlled substances including narcotics, synthetic drugs, cutting agents, and precursor materials in a single test using non-destructive, non-contact sampling to preserve evidence.

See how the TruNarc analyzer can   streamline presumptive ID and prosecution while reducing lab backlogs.

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Identify synthetic drugs at the crime scene
Cathinones

Synthetic cathinones represent a global health crisis—and a tough law enforcement challenge. The TruNarc handheld analyzer is designed to identify numerous synthetic cathinones right at the scene, even those that are similar in appearance.

Synthetic cannabinoids continue to evolve, evading prosecution and threatening public safety. The TruNarc™ analyzer identifies both bulk and sprayed forms of synthetic cannabinoids, as well as numerous other controlled substances, in a single test.

Cannabinoids

Drug testing with handheld Raman technology

In 35 states and 35 countries
The TruNarc analyzer sees "tremendous momentum" in the way field identification is conducted.


Portable narcotics detection
Thermo Scientific™ TruNarc™ Handheld Narcotics Analyzer
Clear, definitive drug-testing results

Scan a sample for multiple narcotics in one single test. The TruNarc handheld narcotics analyzer is a handheld Raman system for rapid identification of suspected narcotics without direct contact for most samples. A single test for multiple controlled substances provides law enforcement with clear, definitive results for presumptive identification. Lightweight and easy to use, the TruNarc device delivers fast and accurate narcotics analysis anywhere it’s needed.

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A revolution in investigation and prosecution

Australian health and police agencies form critical partnership for in-field testing of illicit drugs. 

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TruNarc narcotics analyzer
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