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Spectroscopy
Volume 24, Issue 6, Pages 601-608
http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/SPE-2010-0482

Fourier transform infrared and near-infrared spectroscopic methods for the detection of toxic Diethylene Glycol (DEG) contaminant in glycerin based cough syrup

M. Khalique Ahmed,1,4 Michael P. McLeod,2 Jean Nézivar,1 and Allison W. Giuliani3

1Department of Science, College of Liberal Education, Lynn University, North Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL, USA
2University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA
3Department of Biological Sciences, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA
4Department of Science, College of Liberal Education, Lynn University, 3601 North Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA

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M. Khalique Ahmed, Michael P. McLeod, Jean Nézivar, and Allison W. Giuliani, “Fourier transform infrared and near-infrared spectroscopic methods for the detection of toxic Diethylene Glycol (DEG) contaminant in glycerin based cough syrup,” Spectroscopy, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 601-608, 2010. https://doi.org/10.3233/SPE-2010-0482.