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#TestIt Alert: Off-white powder sold in Chicago, IL as heroin, but actually contains fentanyl, quinine, 6-acetylcodeine, 6-acetylmorphine, and heroin

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor An off-white powder in a clear baggie with the design ‘Smoke 8FV’ on it was sold in Chicago, IL as heroin, but actually contains fentanyl, quinine, 6-acetylcodeine, 6-acetylmorphine, and heroin. The sample was submitted from Chicago, IL.  The sample turned light purple (slowly) in the presence...

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#TestIt Alert: Off-white powder sold in Chicago, IL as heroin but actually contains diphenhydramine, quinine, and fentanyl

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A purple bag of off-white powder was sold in Chicago, IL as heroin, but actually contains diphenhydramine, quinine, and fentanyl. The sample was submitted from Chicago, IL.  The sample turned orange/yellow in the presence of the Marquis reagent, yellow in the presence of the Mecke reagent,...

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#TestIt Alert: Blue/green round oxycodone pill sold in Tampa, FL as oxy 30, but actually contains exclusively FUB-144

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A blue/green round pill with M in a box stamped on one side and the number 30 over a score line on the other was sold in Tampa, FL as oxycodone, but actually contains exclusively FUB-144. The sample was submitted from Miami, FL.  The sample turned...

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#TestIt Alert: White powder in Eppendorf vial sold in Chicago, IL as heroin, but actually contains quinine, diphenhydramine, heroin, and fentanyl

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A white powder in an Eppendorf vial was sold in Chicago, IL as heroin, but actually contains quinine, diphenhydramine, heroin, and fentanyl. The sample was submitted from Chicago, IL.  The sample turned red/purple in the presence of the Marquis reagent, red and yellow in the presence...

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DanceSafe partners with Rave Scout Cookies to bring harm reduction education to underrepresented underground communities

DanceSafe National has teamed up with Rave Scout Cookies to release the First Aid + Survival Guideline handbook and the live-stream of digital events, which will feature harm reduction tips for various popular recreational substances, including anecdotal accounts from DanceSafe leaders and others in the community. The now-and-again publication...

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#TestIt Alert: Baggie of tan powder sold in Boston, MA as heroin but actually contains exclusively fentanyl

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A baggie of tan powder was sold in Boston, MA as heroin, but actually contains exclusively fentanyl. The sample was submitted from New Bedford, MA.  The sample turned orange in the presence of the Marquis reagent, light brown in the presence of the Mecke reagent, and...

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#TestIt Alert: Baggie of blue powder sold in New Bedford, MA as oxycodone/Percocet, but actually contains carfentanil and diphenhydramine

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A baggie of blue powder was sold in New Bedford, MA as oxycodone/Percocet, but actually contains carfentanil and diphenhydramine. The sample was submitted from Boston, MA.  The sample turned yellow in the presence of the Marquis reagent, yellow in the presence of the Mecke reagent, and...

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#TestIt Alert: Bag of pink powder sold in Sacramento, CA as 2C-B but actually contains caffeine, ketamine, and MDMA

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A baggie of bright pink powder was sourced and sold in Sacramento, CA as 2C-B but actually contains caffeine, ketamine, and MDMA.  The sample turned purple in the presence of the Marquis reagent, blue-green in the presence of the Mecke reagent, and green to purple in...

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#TestIt Alert: Brown powder in capsule sold in San Gabriel, CA as MDMA but actually contains methamphetamine, MDA, ketamine, methylsulfonylmethane, and phenacetin

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A capsule full of black-brown and off-white speckled powder was sold in San Gabriel, CA as MDMA but actually contains methamphetamine, ketamine, MDA, methylsulfonylmethane, and phenacetin. The sample was submitted from Redondo Beach, CA.  The sample turned orange to brown in the presence of the Marquis...

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