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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

#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 of the Mecke reagent, and did not ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Tan/light brown powder sold in Minneapolis, MN as heroin, but actually contains fentanyl, acetylfentanyl, and heroin

#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 for certainty.  Fentanyl is ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Baggie of tan powder sold in Boston, MA as heroin but actually contains exclusively fentanyl

#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 light brown in the presence of the Mandelin ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Baggie of blue powder sold in New Bedford, MA as oxycodone/Percocet, but actually contains carfentanil and diphenhydramine

#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 did not react in the presence of ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Bag of pink powder sold in Sacramento, CA as 2C-B but actually contains caffeine, ketamine, and MDMA

#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 the presence of the Mandelin reagent.  Caffeine is ... Read more
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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

#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 reagent, ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Round, blue pill with “E” and “8” divided by a score line on one side sold in St. Paul, MN as Oxycodone but actually contains fentanyl, 4-ANPP, and lidocaine

#TestIt Alert: Round, blue pill with “E” and “8” divided by a score line on one side sold in St. Paul, MN as Oxycodone but actually contains fentanyl, 4-ANPP, and lidocaine
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A round, light blue pill with “E” and “8” on one side, separated by a score line, and no markings on the other side was sold in St. Paul, MN as Oxycodone, but actually contains fentanyl, 4-ANPP, and lidocaine. The sample was submitted from St. Paul, MN.  The sample turned light yellow in the presence of the Marquis ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Capsule of green-brown powder sold in Troy, MI as psilocybin but actually contains exclusively unidentified chemicals and linoleic acid

#TestIt Alert: Capsule of green-brown powder sold in Troy, MI as psilocybin but actually contains exclusively unidentified chemicals and linoleic acid
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor Two capsules of green-brown powder were sold in Troy, MI as psilocybin but actually contain four different unidentified chemicals in varying ratios, as well as linoleic acid. The sample was both sourced and sold in Troy, MI.  The sample did not react with Marquis, Mecke, and Mandelin reagents.  Unidentified chemicals ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Light orange Oxy 30 sold in Portland, OR found to contain fentanyl

#TestIt Alert: Light orange Oxy 30 sold in Portland, OR found to contain fentanyl
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A round, light orange Oxy 30 tablet with “M” on one side and a score line with “30” above it on the other was sold in Portland, OR as oxycodone (30mg), and delivered a positive test for containing fentanyl. This means that when dissolved and exposed to a test strip, the strip produced only one red line instead of ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Light pink Superman tablet sold in San Antonio, TX as MDMA but actually contains caffeine and methamphetamine

#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 to brown in the presence of the Marquis reagent, yellow with ... Read more
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