Alere Forensics - Human Performance Toxicology

Contraband and Unknown Substance Identification Services

As a leader in forensic toxicology, we are committed to providing innovative solutions and exceptional support to agencies and attorney’s seeking to identify drug contraband or drug compounds from various pills, powders, liquids, organic materials, or paraphernalia.

Features and Benefits

Our laboratory testing methods provide powerful, effective tools in identifying drug compounds and contraband. Along with compliant forensic analysis and legally defensible test results, Ascertain Forensics also offers complete expert witness services and access to highly qualified toxicologists.

  • Highly accurate detection of various pills, powders, liquids, organic
    materials, or paraphernalia
  • Trusted laboratory with a 20 year reputation of strength, integrity, and reliability
  • Fully validated analytical methods using state-of-the-art technology
  • Complete expert witness services and access to highly qualified toxicologists certified by the American Board of Forensic Toxicology (ABFT)
  • Comprehensive, electronic, and easy to read results
  • ABFT accredited laboratory
  • California Title 17 Forensic Alcohol Laboratory
  • Average turnaround time for results is 20 business days

Test Panel Options

Ascertain Forensics at Redwood Toxicology Laboratory offers the following compound and contraband toxicology services.

Compound/Contraband Toxicology: various/pills/powders/liquids/
organic materials/paraphenalia

Forensic analysis of unknown compounds
Designer Stimulants: various/pills/powders/liquids
Forensic analysis of compounds to detect the presense of cannabinoids, synthetic cannabinoids, and designer stimulants
Restrictions and Limitations

1. Following security requirements established by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), return shipment of contraband material is not permitted after it has been analyzed by the laboratory.


2. Contraband analysis and result reporting does not include purity or weights/measures.

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Forensic testing demands fast and accurate analysis. Find out how we can help you improve efficiencies with accurate detection services.

Identify contraband and unkown substances  from pills, 
powders, liquids, organic materials, or paraphernalia.