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Accurate material identification

Raman spectroscopy provides instant analysis of unknown materials both inside and outside of the laboratory. It is especially useful for identification of illicit materials. Large, targeted libraries are essential for accurate results in critical situations.

Metrohm has comprehensive, up-to-date, high-resolution spectral libraries developed with our own instruments. This results in a more trustworthy, more precise analysis of substances and mixtures. Metrohm library development is a continuous process. We are expanding our libraries daily and our regular updates keep you out in front.

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Raman Libraries from Metrohm:

Your benefits

  1. Better accuracy and high-quality spectral data improve safety and security
  2. Available across Metrohm's Raman platforms
  3. Comprehensive coverage for law enforcement, border control, and other organizations
  4. Full integration into device operation procedures ensure user-friendly interface
  5. Regular updates to ensure access to the latest information
  6. Faster and cheaper than laboratory analyses

Comprehensive Raman Library

Metrohm Spectro product portfolio: Raman Libraries

This complete collection of over >16,200 substances simplifies material identification for handheld and laboratory Raman customers in diverse industries. More than a collection of spectra, library metadata includes compound characteristics and physical properties, as well as safety information.

The Metrohm Comprehensive Raman Library contains over:

  • 7,000 organic chemicals
  • 2,250 inorganic/organometallic compounds
  • 1,900 polymers and plastics
  • 1,700 personal care products
  • 150 dyes, paints and pigments

Comprehensive USP Raman Library

Raman Spectroscopy, Mira P, point-and-shoot, amber glass bottle

The Metrohm Comprehensive USP Raman Library is a significant update for Metrohm’s compliant Raman systems. This USP library is our largest collection of chemicals and substances that are traceable to a USP-compliant certificate of analysis (COA).

The new library includes:

  • Active pharmaceutical ingredients
  • Excipients
  • Amino acids
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Personal care products
  • Food additives
  • Many commonly used USP standards

Illicit and General Chemicals Library

BWTek, TacticID-1064, model BWS492-1064, Handheld Raman, Defense and security, First responders, Narcotics, sample identification, Field testing, Hazardous material identification, fluorescent material ID, nondestructive testing

The Metrohm Illicit and General Chemicals Library is one of the most comprehensive spectral databases of drugs and related substances available. It includes:

  • Fentanyl analogs
  • Novel psychoactive substances (NPS) such as hallucinogens or stimulants
  • Illicit substances such as cathionones (bath salts) or synthetic cannabinoids
  • Narcotics
  • Prescription drugs
  • Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs
  • Common materials for accurate ID of mixed samples

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