Cansford Labs Blog

Supporting evidence based practice in child protection cases: quality of hair analysis results

Posted on by Lolita Tsanaclis

The quality of the analysis of drugs in biological material in the forensic area is important because the results of the analysis affect judicial decisions.

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Topics: Alcohol testing, Accreditation, Drug testing, Drug and DNA testing, Did you know?

Increased sensitivity of hair alcohol test for abstinence assessment

Posted on by John Wicks

 

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Topics: Alcohol testing, Accreditation, Drug testing

Birmingham Competition Winner Announced ………………. !

Posted on by James Nutt

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Topics: Accreditation

Accreditation for Drug Testing Laboratories Explained

Posted on by James Nutt

Do you really need an accredited testing laboratory?

Drug/alcohol testing laboratories do not have to be accredited in order to analyse samples, i.e., it is not a regulated industry like some regulated industries e.g. financial institutions are regulated by the financial services authority.

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Topics: Hair drug testing, Accreditation, Drug testing

UKAS Accreditation achieved September 2012

Posted on by John Wicks

September 2012 has been a very significant for Cansford. We achieved UKAS accreditation for the analysis of hair for the presence of Drugs and the Ethanol markers Ethyl Glucuronide (EtG) and Fatty Acid Ethyl Esters (FAEE).

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Topics: Hair drug testing, Accreditation, Drug testing