IMPORTANT: Reagent Reaction Updates

This post contains information about several major reagent reactions that need to be updated on DanceSafe printed materials. The reaction changes are listed below, along with explanations. A longer discussion around reagents and reactions in general is included at the end.  By: Rachel Clark, Education Manager DanceSafe National has determined that several reagent reactions on the DanceSafe color chart are no longer accurate, specifically those listed for cocaine, MDA, 2C-B, and oxycodone. Discussion summary: It is critically important to understand that reagent testing is looking for red flags, not green lights. Reagents cannot be used to confirm the contents of your substance. Some...


5-MeO-DMT, not to be confused with similarly-named DMT, is a powerful hallucinogenic substance that can either be synthesized or extracted from plants or animals like the Bufo Alvarius toad. 5 is known for inducing ego death states.

MDMA Contraindications

Medications and Health Conditions that Pose Considerable Risk to MDMA Users Known Contraindicated Medications: Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAO Inhibitors, or MAOIs) A MAO Inhibitor ("MAO" is pronounced like "cow") is a type of prescription antidepressant. Some of the more common ones include Nardil, Parnate and Marplan. These drugs are very dangerous to combine with MDMA and can result in a potentially fatal condition known as "serotonin syndrome." A number of people have died after consuming Ecstasy while currently taking a prescription MAO Inhibitor. If you are currently taking a MAO Inhibitor you would probably know (MAO Inhibitors are usually prescribed for depression accompanied with...


MDMA, usually referred to as "molly" or "ecstasy," is a compound that's known for inducing states of feeling profound love for self and others.


DMT, or N,N-dimethyltryptamine, is a hallucinogenic or psychedelic drug that occurs naturally in the human body and many plants.