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Identification and characterization by LC-UV-MS/MS of melanotan II skin-tanning products sold illegally on the Internet

Summary: 

New methods were developed and validated to determine the identity, contents, and purity of samples of melanotan II, a synthetic melanocortin receptor agonist, sold in vials as injectable skin-tanning products that were purchased from three online shops.

Main subject: 

NPS

Keywords: 

chemistry NPS