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MDMA and Associated Compounds

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California Criminalistics Institute / Sacramento
Class Description: 
During this three-day (24-hour) course, practical laboratory exercises will illustrate several clandestine laboratory syntheses that are commonly used to produce MDMA and associated compounds. Qualitative analyses of precursors, products and waste materials will be performed. Scene response, safety considerations and recently observed tabletting trends will also be discussed. Class is limited to six students.
Teaching Methods: 
Demonstrations, synthesis experiments, qualitative analysis exercises, and classroom lectures and discussions
Students will be able to recognize and characterize common MDMA synthetic reaction routes, to choose appropriate analytical approaches for MDMA and associated compounds, and be aware of inherent safety considerations.
Must be proficient with instrumentation and sample preparation techniques for qualitative analysis. General knowledge of organic synthesis techniques is desirable.
Pre-course reading material and familiarization with nomenclature of relevant compounds
Materials Fee: 
No cost to POST supported or State of California based Law Enforcement agencies. A $360.00 tuition fee will be required of all other public agency, private sector, or out-of-state applicants.

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No classes are scheduled at this time.

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