Forensic Toxicology is a branch of Forensic Science that utilizes multiple science disciplines such as Toxicology, Analytical Chemistry and Pharmacology for the identification and quantification of poisons, drugs of abuse, pharmaceuticals and alcohol in biology samples to aid in medico legal investigation.

Samples Analysed are:
● Blood
● Urine
● Vitreous Humor
● Kidney
● Liver
● Hair
● Tissues

Our analytical scope includes identification and quantitation of the following:
● Drugs of abuse
○ Amphetamines & Methamphetamine
○ Barbiturates
○ Cannabis
○ Cocaine
○ Gamma Hydroxybutyrate Acid (GHB)
○ Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)
○ Opioids
○ Phencyclidine (PCP)
● Poisons
○ Ethylene and Propylene Gylcol
○ Gramaxone (Paraquat)
○ Rat Poison (Warfarin)
○ Cyanide
● Pharmaceutical
○ Salicylate
○ Acetaminophen
○ Valium
○ Codeine
● Noxious Gases
○ Carbon Monoxide

Analysis will be performed using the following techniques:
● Presumptive Analysis
○ Colour Test
○ Viva E Drug Analyzer (Enzyme Multiplied Immunoassay Technique)
● Confirmatory Analysis
○ Gas chromatography/ Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
○ Headspace Gas chromatography/ Flame Ionization Detector (HSGC/FID)
○ Liquid Chromatography/ Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS)
○ Ultraviolet /Visible Spectrometry