#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 two.  Fentanyl is a highly deadly adulterant of many substances currently circulating in the U.S., particularly opioids. Black market Oxy 30s are among the most common carriers of fentanyl. Since fentanyl is an extremely powerful opioid, it...

#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 samples are substances that are not currently listed in advanced testing databases. These chemicals could be anything, either psychoactive or nonpsychoactive. Because of this, it is impossible to know whether the unidentified chemical contained in this sample is toxic or dangerous.  It is important to note...

#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 did not react with Marquis, Mecke, or Mandelin reagents. Despite being sold as Oxycodone, an opioid that is frequently used for recreational purposes, the pill contains acetaminophen (Tylenol; anti-inflammatory and mild analgesic) as well as fentanyl (an extremely...

#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.

#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 sample tested positive for Isopropylphenidate and fentanyl analogues furanyl norfentanyl and 4-ANPP.