The TIAFT Board is keen for members who are able to donate toxicology textbooks to our DCF colleagues. Please let Prof. Christophe Stove know by e-mail to Christophe.Stove@ugent.be.
Suggested books are listed below; however, other relevant texts may also be needed.
TIAFT DCF members are encouraged to email Prof. Stove with requests for toxicology textbooks that are required by the laboratories in which they work. If available, TIAFT will donate one book per laboratory.


List of books available for donation

Made available by

Hazel Torrance, PhD

(Forensic Toxicology Service, University of Glasgow, Scotland)

  • Distribution of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man – 5 th Edition (Baselt, R.C.; 1999) – 2 copies available
  • Distribution of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man – 6 th Edition (Baselt, R.C.; 2002 – 2 copies available
  • Distribution of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man – 7 th Edition (Baselt, R.C.; 2004)

Made available by

Nikolas Lemos, PhD

(San Francisco, USA)

  • Simpson's Forensic Medicine (Jones R and Karch SB, 12th edition)
  • The Forensic Pharmacology of Drugs of Abuse (Drummer OH)
  • Fundamentals of Analytical Toxicology (Flanagan RJ, Taylor AA, Andrew A, Whel ID)
  • The Hospital Autopsy (Burton JL and Rutty G, 2nd edition)
  • The Estimation of the Time Since Death in the Early Postmortem Period (Madea B et al, 2nd edition)
  • The Use of Forensic Anthropology (Pickering RB and Bachman D)
  • Craniofacial Identification in Forensic Medicine (Clement JG and Ranson DL)
  • Explosion Investigation (Yallop HJ)
  • Principles of Forensic Toxicology (Levine B, 2nd edition)

Made available by

Alain Verstraete, MD, PhD

(Gent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium)

  • Mass spectral and GC data (Pfleger K, Maurer HH, Weber A., 2nd edition, parts 1-4, 2000).

Made available by

Pascal Kintz, PhD

(X'pertise Consulting, Oberhausbergen, France)

  • Drogues et accidentalité (2011, P. Mura & P. Kintz Eds, EDP Science). The book covers the drugs of abuse and their impairment effects at work and roadside (four copies are available, the book is in french).

List of already donated books

  • Donated by Rasmus Telving (Denmark)
    • Clarke’s Isolation and Identification of Drugs and Poisons, 3rd Edition
      received by Dr. Bikash Sah
      Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology,
      B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences,
      Dharan, Sunsari,
      Nepal

    • Baselt (8the Edition) “Disposition of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man”
      received by Mirnela Cinije Kocibelli
      Laboratory of Toxicology,
      Institute of Forensic Medicine,
      Tirana, Albania

    • Baselt (9th Edition) “Disposition of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man”
      received by Zenping Yuan
      Office of Medical Examiner, Beijing Public Security Bureau
      Haidian District,
      Beijing 100192 (China)

    • Baselt (9th Edition) “Disposition of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man”
      received by Samar Alzeer
      Mazzah
      Damascus (Syria)

  • Donated by Dr. Marc LeBeau (USA)
    • Mass Spectral and GC Data of Drugs, Poisons, Pesticides, Pollutants, and their Metabolites (4 volumes), 2nd Edition
      received by Dr. Isnia Fitrasanti
      Department of Forensic and Legal Medicine,
      Dr. Hasan Sadikin Hospital,
      Padjadjaran Jl. Rumah Sait G-7 Bandung,
      40161 Indonesia

    • Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons, 3rd Edition (2 volumes)
      received by Prof. Eleuterio Umpiérrez
      Unidad de Medio Ambiente, Drogas y Doping
      Instituto Tecnológico de Pando
      Facultad de Química
      Universidad de la República
      Pando - Uruguay

    • Baselt (6th Edition) “Disposition of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man”
      received by Radu Ana Doina
      Institutul National de Medicina Legala-“Mina Minovici”,
      str.VitanBarzesti nr.9,
      042122 - Bucuresti (Romania)

    • Baselt (5th Edition) “Disposition of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man”
      received by Dr Aminata TOURE
      Pharmacien BiologisteService de Toxicologie et d'Hydrologie Université
      Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar
      Responsable du département de la santé du Sénégal
      BP 5005 Fann, Dakar

    • Martindale Complete Drug Reference (35th Edition) – 2 volumes set
      received by Doris Sandra Uria Huaita
      Medotox Medicina Laboratorial S.A.,
      Av. Juan De La Rosa N 1157(Zona Sarco),
      Av. Suecia Final N 2226 (Zona Campo Ferial),
      Cochabamba (BOLIVIA)

    • Mass Spectral and GC Data of Drugs, Poisons, Pesticides, Pollutants, and their Metabolites (4 volumes), 2nd Edition
      received by Dr. Y. ZEBBICHE
      Pharmacien Toxicologue,
      Centre National de Toxicologie,
      Route Petit Staouali NIPA Dely Brahim,
      Alger 16000 (ALGERIE)

    • CRC Handbook of Toxicology, 1st Edition
      received by Xian Ping,
      Department of Forensic Toxicology
      Institute of Forensic Sciences, Ministry of Justice
      Guangfu Xi Road 1347 Shanghai 200063PR China

    • Encyclopedia of Toxicology (3 volumes), 1st Edition
      received by Dr.Yeshvandra verma, M.Phil., Ph.d.,
      Toxicology laboratory, Department of Zoology,
      C.C.S.University campus, Meerut -250004- (INDIA)

    • Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons, 3rd Edition (2 volumes)
      received by Dr. Amarnath Mishra,
      Bismil Nagar, Ward No.22,
      Near M.P.Higher Sec. School,
      Maharajganj-273303 UP, INDIA

    • Clarke's Isolation and Identification of Drugs, 2nd Edition.
      received by Dr. Raafat Abo-Mandour,
      Toxicology Unit, Emergency Hospital - Mansoura University, El-Mansoura, Egypt.

    • Handbook of Drug Analysis: Applications in Forensic and Clinical Laboratories (1997)
      HPLC Methods on Drug Analysis (1991)
      Analytical Methods in Forensic Chemistry (1990)
      Toxicology: Principles and Applications (1996)
      Criminal Poisoning (2000)
      received by Zivanovic Aleksandar,
      Physical-Chemist, Specialist Toxicology Chemistry
      Ministry of Interior, Crime Police Directorate,
      National Forensic Centre
      Belgrade, Serbia

    • Clarke's Analysis of drugs and poisons, 3rd edition. vol 1 and 2
      USP/NF 2006 with Supplements 1 and 2
      received by Alfonso Romeo Jarpa,
      Perito Quimico Famac Untico, Unidad de Toxicologia
      Vergara 661 Dro 301, Santiago Centro
      Santiago, Chile - CP 8370326

    • Baselt (6th Edition) “Disposition of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man”
      Cassaret & Doull Toxicology, 6th Edition
      Analytical Procedures for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Emergency Toxicology, 1st Edition

      received by Dr Madina Ilyasovna Alikhodjaeva,
      Doctor of Pharmaceutical Science
      Head of Toxicological, Organic and Biological Chemistry Department
      Tashkent Pharmaceutical Institute
      45, Oybek Street, Tashkent city, Uzbekistan

  • Donated by Prof. Olaf Drummer (Australia)
    • Baselt, Disposition of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man. 3rd edition
      received by Zivanovic Aleksandar,
      Physical-Chemist, Specialist Toxicology Chemistry
      Ministry of Interior, Crime Police Directorate,
      National Forensic Centre
      Belgrade, Serbia

    • Baselt, Disposition of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man. 5th edition
      received by Ms. Sakunthala Tennakoon,
      Government Analyst's Department, Torrington Square, Colombo - 07 (Sri Lanka)

  • Donated by Dr. Pascal Kintz (France)
    • Drogues et accidentalité (2011, P. Mura & P. Kintz Eds, EDP Science)
      received by Dr. Cristian Hansen,
      Biochemist and Legal Chemistry Specialist,
      Facultad de Ciencias Químicas,
      Universidad Católica de Córdoba, Argentina

  • Donated by Jeri D. Ropero Miller (USA)
    • Ropero-Miller JD and Goldberger B, Handbook of Workplace Drug Testing (Second Edition. AACC Press, 2009).
      received by Dr. Raafat Abo-Mandour,
      Toxicology Unit, Emergency Hospital - Mansoura University, El-Mansoura, Egypt.

  • Donated by Dr. Nikolas Lemos (USA)
    • Clarke’s Isolation and Identification of Drugs and Poisons, 3rd Edition.
      received by Miliana Werebauinona,
      Fiji Police Forensic Chemistry Laboratory,
      P.O. Box 239
      Suva, Fiji

    • Clarke’s Analysis of Drugs and Poisons, 3rd Edition (2 volumes).
      received by Miliana Cokanavula,
      Fiji Police Forensic Chemistry Laboratory,
      P.O Box 239,
      Suva, Fiji

  • Donated by Dr. Alain Verstraete (Belgium)
    • Drug Abuse Handbook, 1st Edition
      received by Raafat Abo-Mandour,
      Toxicology Unit,
      Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

  • Donated by Prof. Heesun Chung (Korea)
    • Baselt, Disposition of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man. 3rd edition
      received by Dr. Nebile Nebile Daglioglu,
      Cukurova University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Forensic Medicine
      01330 Balcali/Adana - Turkey


Anyone who would like to donate books for forensic toxicologists to DCF members is encouraged to do so. Here is the list of the books we recommend:

  • Klassen, C., Casarett and Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, Seventh Edition, McGraw Hill Companies, 2007.
  • Ellenhorn, Barceloux. Medical Toxicology: Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Poisoning. ElSevier, 1988.
  • Clark's Isolation and Identification of Drugs and Poisons, Third Edition, Pharmaceutical Press, 2004.
  • Baselt, Disposition of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man., Biomedical Publications, Eighth Edition, 2008.
  • Goldfrank, Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies., McGraw-Hill Professional, 2007.
  • Cravey, Baselt. Introduction to Forensic Toxicology., Yearbook Medical Publications, 1982.
  • Goodman and Gillman, The Pharmaceutical Basis of Therapeutics., Eleventh Edition, McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., Inc., 2005.
  • Garriott, Medicolegal Aspects of Alcohol., Fifth Edition, Lawyers and Judges Publishing Co., Inc., 2008.
  • Niesink, et.al., Toxicology: Principles and Applications., CRC Press, Inc., 1996.
  • Haddad and Winchester, Clinical Management of Poisoning and Drug Overdose., Fourth Edition, W. B. Saunders Co., 2007.
  • Karch, Karch's Pathology of Drug Abuse, Fourth Edition, CRC Press, 2008.
  • Houck, Feder's Succeeding as an Expert Witness, Fourth Edition, CRC Press, 2008.
  • Testifying in Court, American Psychological Association, 1991.
  • McMaster, LC/MS: A Practical User's Guide, John Wiley & Sons, 2005.
  • Polettini, Applications of LC/MS in Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Press, 2006.
  • Ropero-Miller, J. and Goldberger B., Handbook of Workplace Drug Testing, Second Edition, AACC Press, 2009.
  • Flanagan, A. and Taylor, A., Fundamentals of Analytical Toxicology, Wiley, 2008.
  • Levine, Principles of Forensic Toxicology, Second Edition, AACC Press, 2006.
  • Lucy, Introduction to Statistics for Forensic Scientists, John Wiley & Sons, 2005.