Forensic Drug Chemistry


NMS Labs Forensic Drug Chemistry Services

At NMS Labs, we support crime labs and law enforcement agencies with up-to-date scope of analysis. We identify and quantify a wide range of compounds then rapidly deliver results that withstand scrutiny through the legal system. From beginning to end, our team of experts offers the quality and support you need.

Broad Scope of Drug Analysis

NMS Labs has an extensive menu of methods used in substance analysis of pills, powders, plant materials, liquids, and many other sample types. Click here to see the full list

Substance Types

Illicit Drugs

Prescription Drugs

Prescription Drugs

THC Identification and Quantification

THC Identification and Quantification

Hemp and Marijuana Differentiation

Novel Psychoactive Substances

Novel Psychoactive Substances

Over-the-Counter Medications

Over-the-Counter Medications

Selected Sample of Drugs

Narcotic Analgesics (Opioids)
  • Fentanyl
  • Heroin
  • Hydrocodone
  • Methadone
  • Morphine
  • Nitazenes
  • Oxycodone
  • Botanicals
  • Delta-8-THC
  • Delta-9-THC
  • Edibles
  • Vape Cartridges
  • Other matrices


  • Anti-Anxiety
  • Tranquilizers
  • Barbiturates
  • Anti-Depressants
  • Benzodiazepine
  • GHB


Dissociative Anesthetics
  • Ketamine
  • PCP


  • LSD
  • MDMA
  • Psilocin/Psilocybin
  • Amphetamines
  • Cocaine
  • Methamphetamine

National Footprint for Timely Results

Five convenient locations to better serve customers across the country and deliver average turnaround times of approximately 30 days.

Trusted for the Highest Quality Standards

The licensures and accreditation held by NMS Labs are your assurance that our laboratory meets the high standards of excellence for forensic testing.

  • ANAB ISO 17025
  • Texas Forensic Science Commission


  • DEA
  • FDA
  • North Carolina DHHS


Licenses & Certifications
  • Maryland DOH
  • Texas Forensic Science Commission

Services and Support from Experts

Our team of experts has worked thousands of civil and criminal cases at the local, state, and federal levels. The NMS Labs team is uniquely qualified to provide expert guidance at critical stages in the investigative and legal processes.

Chain of Custody Documentation
Result Interpretation
Testimony and Court Appearance
Litigation Package

Contact us to learn about how we can help


NMS Labs offers a comprehensive menu of forensic toxicology laboratory tests to support your forensic testing and clinical drug monitoring programs associated with postmortem toxicology.

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