Analysis of Black Market Bath Salts Using GC-IR

Chemical structures of studied cathinones.

Cathinones, commonly known as ‘bath salts’, are a large class of compounds belonging to the family of novel psychoactive substances (NPS). Cathinones are often marketed as alternatives to more widely known recreational drugs due to their stimulant properties.1 In addition to being an alternative stimulant for users, cathinones have also been detected as substitutes or … Read more