Analytical Forensic Toxicology

  • M. David Osselton
Part of the Archives of Toxicology book series (TOXICOLOGY, volume 15)


My brief for this paper is to provide an overview of forensic toxicology and to illustrate what it is about forensic toxicology that makes it unique. I would therefore like to outline the background in which the forensic toxicologist works, describe some of the sorts of problems which may be encountered and illustrate how modern advances in scientific methodology may be applied to assisting the forensic toxicologist fulfil his objectives.


Supercritical Fluid Extraction Supercritical Fluid Chromatography Young Sister Sodium Cyanide Forensic Toxicology 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. David Osselton
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  1. 1.Central Research and Support EstablishmentThe Forensic Science ServiceAldermaston, Reading, BerkshireUK

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