Tag - opioids

#TestIt Alert: Tan/light brown powder sold in Minneapolis, MN as heroin, but actually contains fentanyl, acetylfentanyl, and heroin

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A bag of tan/light brown powder was sold in Minneapolis, MN as heroin, but actually contains fentanyl, acetylfentanyl, and heroin. The sample was submitted from Minneapolis, MN.  The sample did not react in the presence of the Marquis, Mecke, or Mandelin reagents, and was tested twice...

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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: Round light cyan pill with ‘M30’ stamped inside of a square on one side sold in San Luis, AZ as Oxycodone but actually contains acetaminophen, 4-Methylaminoantipyrine, fentanyl, and 4-ANPP

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Intern A light cyan round tablet with ‘M30’ in a rounded rectangular square on one side and a score line with a ‘30’ above it on the other was sold as Oxycodone in San Luis, AZ, but tested as acetaminophen, 4-Methylaminoantipyrine, fentanyl, and 4-ANPP. The sample...

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