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FORENSIC TOXICOLOGY, CRIMINALISTICS - FTC
FTC
Analytes/procedures in bold type are regulated for proficiency testing by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Analyte Challenges per Shipment Number of Shipments
See drug listing 4 Two shipments per year

The American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board Proficiency Review Committee (ASCLD/LAB PRC) has approved Survey FTC.


Program Information

  • Three 20.0‑mL whole blood specimens and one 20.0‑mL synthetic urine specimen
  • For crime and hospital laboratories that have forensic toxicology divisions performing qualitative and quantitative analysis of drugs in whole blood specimens along with a urine qualitative challenge

Shipping Schedule

  • Shipment A: March 11
  • Shipment B: September 16

Challenges will include a mix of drugs from the list below.
6-acetylmorphine (6-AM)
7-aminoclonazepam
7-aminoflunitrazepam
Acetaminophen
Alpha-hydroxyalprazolam
Alprazolam
Amitriptyline
Amphetamine
Benzoylecgonine
Brompheniramine
Butalbital
Carisoprodol
Chlorpheniramine
Clonazepam
Cocaethylene
Cocaine
Codeine
Cyclobenzaprine*
Delta-9-THC
Delta-9-THC-COOH
Desipramine
Desmethylcyclobenzaprine
Dextromethorphan
Diazepam
Diphenhydramine
Doxepin
Ecgonine ethyl ester
Ecgonine methyl ester
Ephedrine
Fentanyl*
Fluoxetine
Flurazepam*
Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
Hydrocodone
Hydromorphone
Imipramine
Ketamine
Lorazepam
Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
Meperidine*
Meprobamate
Methadone
Methadone metabolite (EDDP)
Methamphetamine
Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA)
Methylenedioxymethamphetamine
             (MDMA)
Morphine*
N-desmethyltramadol
Nordiazepam
Nordoxepin
Norfentanyl
Norfluoxetine
Norketamine
Norpropoxyphene
Norsertraline
Nortriptyline
Oxazepam
Oxycodone
Oxymorphone
Paroxetine
Phencyclidine
Phenethylamine
Phenobarbital
Phentermine
Phenytoin
Propoxyphene
Pseudoephedrine
Salicyclate
Secobarbital
Sertraline
Temazepam
Tramadol*
Trazodone
Zolpidem

 

*and/or metabolite(s)