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Drug reference materials

Cambridge Bioscience is now able to supply the full range of drug reference materials from Cayman Chemical to licensed laboratories and qualified academic research institutions.

As a leader in the field of forensic chemistry and emerging drugs of abuse, Cayman Chemical manufactures a wide range of high-purity controlled substances and drug reference materials. 

More than 2,000 forensic standards are available to identify, confirm, and quantify illicit opioids, cannabinoids, cathinones, amphetamines, phenethylamines, benzodiazepines, and other controlled substances. These standards are available as Certified Reference Materials (CRMs), Reference Materials (RMs)  and Analytical Standards with the CRMs and RMs being manufactured and characterised under both ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 17034.

Cayman Chemical forensics range

Which reference material is right for you?

  Certified Reference Materials Reference Materials Analytical Standards
Quantitative solutions X    
Sealed ampule packaging X

 

 
Produced and tested in Cayman's ISO 17034 and ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratories X X  
Recommended for testing laboratories requiring ISO 17034 Reference Materials X X  
Multiple and/or custom sizes   X X
Qualitative solids   X X
Recommended for general research   X X
Qualitative solutions     X


Documentation
Each Reference Material (RM) and Certified Reference Material (CRM) is accompanied by enhanced documentation conforming to ISO standards for testing laboratories and RM producers. Analytical Standards are accompanied by Cayman’s standardised product information.

CRMs will include a Certificate of Analysis (CofA) that reports the certified concentration and corrected purity values with the corresponding measurement uncertainties in addition to displaying a comprehensive table of methods used for the analysis of the neat material, an estimate of uncertainty for each measurement, all relevant analytical data, and a stability assessment.

RMs will include a Confirmation of Analysis (CofA) document that displays a comprehensive table of methods used for the analysis of the neat material, an estimate of uncertainty for each measurement, all relevant analytical data, and a stability assessment.

Analytical Standards will include a Certificate of Analysis (CofA) that reports identity, purity, and other relevant characteristics, displaying a minimum of two purity and two identity characterization tests.

Material available for download
Cayman Chemical forensic chemistry brochure

Products that fall within the drug reference material range may be considered a controlled substance. We will require confirmation that you possess the necessary UK Home Office license for us to be able to supply a controlled product. These products may also be subject to additional fees for the handling and processing of your order.