#TestIt Alert: ‘Hofmann Bicycle Day’ blotter sourced in Toronto, Canada tests as 25C-NBOH

#TestIt Alert: ‘Hofmann Bicycle Day’ blotter sourced in Toronto, Canada tests as 25C-NBOH

By: DanceSafe Staff

A picture of the sample submitted to ecstasydata.org.

A picture of the sample submitted to ecstasydata.org.

‘Hofmann Bicycle Day’ blotter that was sold as LSD in Toronto, Canada tested as 25C-NBOH, a derivative of the phenethylamine psychedelic 2C-C, which started appearing on the market as a ‘designer drug’ in 2011. Very little is known about the pharmacological properties and toxicity of 25C-NBOH. It is closely related to members of the 25x-NBOMe series such as 25I-NBOMe, which have been associated with many hospitalizations and deaths.

Sender’s note states that the sample had “[s]imilar psychoactive effects to LSD but chemical taste and negative Ehrlich reagent result suggests it is something else. Other reagent results: Marquis = beige, Mandelin = brown; Mecke = light olive.” The reagent results from ecstasydata.org show an orange reaction for Marquis, yellow reaction for Mecke, and no reaction (no color change) for Mandelin.

The original 'Hofmann Bicycle Day' image.

The original ‘Hofmann Bicycle Day’ image.

We urge our community to keep in mind that drug markets are expansive and that this blotter may appear in locations other than the submission’s origins. Always test before you ingest to avoid ingesting misrepresented substances, and so you can adjust your intention, set, and setting appropriately to minimize risks. Purchase your DanceSafe drug checking kit here.

If you test a misrepresented substance, please submit it to testit@dancesafe.org to be featured in a #TestIt Alert.

The purpose of #TestIt Alerts is to alert the public to misrepresented substances circulating in their region. We neither condemn nor condone drug use, but rather want people to be aware of what they are ingesting so they can take steps to minimize risks.

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