Tag - caffeine

#TestIt Alert: White powder sold in Boston, MA as heroin but actually contains MDMB-4en-PINACA, fentanyl, caffeine, lidocaine, and 4-ANPP

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A baggie of white powder was sold in Boston, MA as heroin, but actually contains MDMB-4en-PINACA, fentanyl, caffeine, lidocaine, and 4-ANPP. The sample was submitted from Boston, MA.   The sample turned light orange in the presence of the Marquis reagent, and fizzed but did not otherwise...

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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: Substance in unspecified form sold in Knoxville, TN as heroin but actually contains caffeine, diphenhydramine, an unidentified chemical, acetaminophen, and fentanyl

By: Rachel Clark, Private Contractor Two pieces of cotton soaked in the residue from a spoon and cooker that were used to inject a sample sold as heroin were submitted from Knoxville, TN, and were found to contain caffeine, diphenhydryamine (Benadryl), an unidentified chemical, acetaminophen, and fentanyl.  The sample turned brown...

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#TestIt Alert: Light pink Superman tablet sold in San Antonio, TX as MDMA but actually contains caffeine and methamphetamine

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A light pink Superman logo-shaped tablet with a score line on the back was sold in San Antonio, TX as MDMA but actually contains 2 parts caffeine and 1 part methamphetamine. The sample was both sourced and sold in San Antonio, TX.  The sample turned orange...

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#TestIt Alert: Clear capsule of brown powder sold in San Diego, CA as MDMA but actually contains caffeine, lidocaine, MDPV, and 5-MeO-DALT 

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A clear capsule containing a brown powder was sold in San Diego, CA as MDMA but actually contained 5 parts caffeine, 2 parts lidocaine, 1 part MDPV, and 1 part 5-MeO-DALT. The sender noted that it has a very strong, odd smell. The sample was...

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#TestIt Alert: Green-blue circular tablet with tan speckles and “A1” stamped on one side sold in the Bay Area, CA as MDMA but actually contains caffeine, MDA, and methylsulfonylmethane

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Intern A round green-blue pill with splotches of tan/brown and “A1” stamped into one side was sold as MDMA in the Bay Area, CA, but actually contains caffeine, MDA, and methylsulfonylmethane. The sample was sourced in Los Angeles, CA, and submitted from the Bay Area, CA.  The...

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#TestIt Alert: White circular tablet with multicolored speckles sold in Tampa, FL as MDMA but actually contains exclusively caffeine and methamphetamine

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Intern A round white pill with speckles of color in it was sold in Tampa, FL as MDMA, but actually contained 8 parts caffeine and 1 part methamphetamine. The sample was sourced in Festus, MO and sold in Tampa, FL.  The sample reacted orange with the Marquis...

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Caffeine = Drug

Let’s get it straight: caffeine is most certainly a drug. In fact, it is the world’s most consumed psychoactive drug--meaning it changes brain function and results in alterations in perception, mood, consciousness or behavior. Caffeine is legal and unregulated in nearly all parts of the world. The definition of...

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