Some products increased the methamphetamine and cocaine concentrations in all hair types. A unique finding of this research is that certain ethnic hair products can replace moisture as a diffusion medium, thereby increasing the susceptibility to contamination over 100-fold compared to petroleum-based products.
By: Kidwell DA1, Smith FP2, Shepherd AR3.
- 1Chemistry Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC 20375, United States.
- 2University of New Haven, West Haven, CT 06516, United States. Electronic address: NRLSummerResearchFaculty@gmail.com.
- 3American Society for Engineering Education Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program, United States.