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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: Clear capsule of white powder sold in the Bay Area, CA as a benzodiazepine but contains exclusively unidentified chemicals

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Intern A clear capsule of white powder was sold in the Bay Area, CA as a benzodiazepine but actually contained two different unidentified chemicals. The sample was sourced in Los Angeles, CA and submitted from the Bay Area, CA.  The sample did not react with Marquis, Mecke, or Mandelin reagents.   Unidentified chemicals in ... Read more
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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

#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 was both sourced in and submitted from San Luis, AZ. The sample ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Counterfeit pharmaceutical pill sold as Roxicodone (oxycodone) tests as fentanyl

#TestIt Alert: Counterfeit pharmaceutical pill sold as Roxicodone (oxycodone) tests as fentanyl
By: DanceSafe Staff According to ecstasydata.org, a round, blue tablet resembling a pharmaceutical pill was sourced in Houston as Roxicodone (oxycodone) but tested positive for fentanyl. No oxycodone was present in the sample. The pressed pill has a ‘V’ marking on one side with ‘48 | 12’ and a score line on the reverse side. The pill was submitted to ... Read more
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News Apr 3, 2019

#TestIt Alert issued for Charlotte, Miami, and General Public

#TestIt Alert issued for Charlotte, Miami, and General Public
A small, blue pressed pill was sourced in Charlotte, NC but submitted to EcstasyData.org from Miami, FL. This sample was sold as Oxycodone, but did not test as such. The pill was found to contain fentanyl, a very potent synthetic opioid. The pill was stamped with “A 215” on the front, resembling an Oxycodone tablet, but is indeed counterfeit. Read more
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News May 1, 2018

#TestIt Alert Issued for General Public

#TestIt Alert Issued for General Public
A white crystalline powder purchased on the dark web was sold as Isopropylphenidate, a synthetic stimulant, in an airtight bag with “Isopropylphenidate” printed on it. The substance was tested using the Marquis, Mecke, Mandelin, Froehde, and Liebermann reagents, fentanyl test strips, mass spectrometry, and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy. The ... Read more
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News Apr 24, 2018

Myth: You Can’t Test for Fentanyl in Street Drugs

Myth: You Can’t Test for Fentanyl in Street Drugs
Yes, you can and should test your drugs for fentanyl! With the rise of fentanyl-cut drugs on the black market, testing your substances is more important than ever. Fentanyl, a potent synthetic opioid knowingly fatal at low quantities, is being used recklessly as an adulterant in heroin, and now more recently in cocaine, across the United States and Canada. ... Read more
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News Dec 18, 2017

Fentanyl Testing Strips Have Limitations But Are Better Than Nothing

Fentanyl Testing Strips Have Limitations But Are Better Than Nothing
Last week, DanceSafe began offering fentanyl testing strips for purchase on its website in response to the ever-growing number of deaths related to fentanyl, carfentanil, and other opioid analogues. While the testing strips can identify most fentanyl-related analogues, there are still limitations that every consumer and harm reductionist should be aware ... Read more
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News Jul 28, 2017

DanceSafe Now Offering Fentanyl Testing Strips

DanceSafe Now Offering Fentanyl Testing Strips
July 18, 2017 – Fentanyl is a short-acting synthetic opiate that is now being used as an adulterant in substances such as heroin, cocaine, and MDMA. Due to its high potency, it has caused numerous deaths on unsuspecting victims. In response to the rising death toll caused by fentanyl-laced drugs, DanceSafe and the University of California San ... Read more
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News Jul 18, 2017