Agnes D. Winokur, Subcommittee Chair, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
Claire Dragovich, Subcommittee Vice Chair, DuPage County Sheriff's Office
Anne Slaymaker, Subcommittee Executive Secretary, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
Emanuele Alves, Virginia Commonwealth University
Hal Arkes, Ohio State University ( Human Factors Task Group member)
Andrew Bowen, U.S. Postal Inspection Service
Brittany Bryant, American Association for Laboratory Accreditation ( Quality Task Group member)
Deborah Cole, New Jersey Office of Forensic Science
Lyndsay Cone, North Carolina State Crime Laboratory
Michael Crowe, New York City Police Department
Lynn Garcia, Texas Forensic Science Commission ( Legal Task Group member)
John Goodpaster, Indiana University - Purdue University Indiana
David Gouldthorpe, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Eric Grunwald, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
Melissa Hehir, Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Stephanie Lambert, San Diego Police Department Crime Laboratory
Jason Nawyn, Defense Forensic Science Center (including USACIL)
Cedric Neumann, South Dakota State University ( Statistics Task Group member)
Charlene Rittenbach, North Dakota Office of Attorney General Crime Laboratory
Amanda Shanbaum, Illinois State Police
Sarah Shuda, NMS Labs
Edward Sisco, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Casper Venter, West Virginia University
Standards Published by a Standards Developing Organization (SDO)
Standard Practice for Microcrystal Testing in Forensic Analysis for Cocaine.
Standard Practice for Microcrystal Testing in the Forensic Analysis of Methamphetamine and Amphetamine.
Standard Practice for Microcrystal Testing in the Forensic Analysis of Phencyclidine and its Analogues.
Standard Practice for Identification of Seized Drugs.
ASTM E2548-16 .
Standard Guide for Sampling Seized Drugs for Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
published standard on the
osac registry (added June 1, 2021. the 2011 version is available in the registry archive).
Standard Guide for Analysis of Clandestine Drugs. ASTM E3255-21
Standard Practice for Quality Assurance of Forensic Science Service Providers Performing Chemical Analysis. Sent to an SDO
Standard Practice for Education and Training of Seized Drug Analysts.
Standard Practice for Validation and Verification of Analytical Methods in Forensic Chemistry.
Standard Guide for Uncertainty Estimation in Seized Drug Analysis.
Standard Guide for Assessment of Gas Chromatography and Electron Ionization Mass Spectrometry Data During the Qualitative Analysis of Seized Drugs.
Standard Guide for the Development of Electron Ionization-Mass Spectral (EI-MS) Libraries.
Standard Guide for Intralaboratory Blind Quality Control Programs for Seized Drug Analysis.
Standard Guide for Assessment of Fourier Transform Intrared-Spectroscopy (FTIR) Data During the Qualitative Analysis of Seized Drugs.
Standard Guide for Reporting of Seized Drug Analysis Results.
Standard Guide for the Analysis of Negatives in Seized Drugs.
Test Method for Building an Analytical Scheme for the Analysis of Newly Psychoactive Substances and True Unknowns in Seized Drugs.
Test Method for the Analytical Scheme for the Differentiation of Marijuana and Hemp in Seized Drug Analysis.
Standard Guide for Testimony by Experts in Seized Drug Analysis.
Standard Guide for Assessment of LC/MS Data During the Qualitative Analysis of Seized Drugs.
Research & Development Needs
Standards Development Maps
Discipline-Specific Bibliographies and Bibliographic References
These documents may contain information to help forensic scientists, judges, lawyers, researchers, and other readers better understand the nature, scope, and foundations of the individual disciplines as currently practiced. The identification of these documents does not represent an endorsement by OSAC or NIST. Only standards that are posted on the OSAC Registry and Technical Guidance documents, are endorsed by OSAC. The referenced documents may be subject to copyright.
Note: Subcommittee position statements or responses to data collections by the subcommittee do not necessarily represent the position of OSAC or NIST.
Instrumental Data for Drug Analysis (IDDA), Mills, Roberson, Matchett, Simon, Burns and Ollis (3rd edition) or current edition.
Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons, Moffat, Osselton, Widdop and Watts (4th edition) or current edition.
Understanding Mass Spectra: A Basic Approach, Smith (2nd edition) or current edition.
Hallucinogens: A Forensic Drug Handbook, Richard Laing and Jay Siegel or current edition.
The Shulgin Index, Volume One: Psychedelic Phenethylamines and Related Compounds, Alexander T. Shulgin (Currently out of print).