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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 white powder sold in Milwaukee, WI as cocaine but actually contains fentanyl, amphetamine, and levamisole

#TestIt Alert: Baggie of white powder sold in Milwaukee, WI as cocaine but actually contains fentanyl, amphetamine, and levamisole
By: Rachel Clark, Private Contractor A baggie of white powder was sold in Milwaukee, WI as cocaine but actually contains fentanyl, amphetamine, and levamisole. The report was submitted from Oberlin, Ohio.  The sample turned orange in the presence of the Marquis reagent, dark orange in the presence of the Liebermann reagent, green in the presence of the ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Substance in unspecified form sold in Knoxville, TN as heroin but actually contains caffeine, diphenhydramine, an unidentified chemical, acetaminophen, and fentanyl

#TestIt Alert: Substance in unspecified form sold in Knoxville, TN as heroin but actually contains caffeine, diphenhydramine, an unidentified chemical, acetaminophen, and fentanyl
By: Rachel Clark, Private Contractor Two pieces of cotton soaked in the residue from a spoon and cooker that were used to inject a sample sold as heroin were submitted from Knoxville, TN, and were found to contain caffeine, diphenhydryamine (Benadryl), an unidentified chemical, acetaminophen, and fentanyl.  The sample turned brown in the presence of the ... Read more
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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