|Marquis Test:The Marquis Test is a reagent field test conducted by placing a drop of reagent liquid onto a small sample of the material being tested. The chemicals in the reagent react differently with different chemicals, turning a variety of colors based on the what is in the material being tested.||Unknown|
|Mecke Test:As with the Marquis Test, The Mecke Test is a reagent field test conducted by placing a drop of liquid reagent onto a sample of the material in question. Mecke reagent is primarily used for the identification of heroin and other opiates.||Unknown|
|DEA Microgram Newsletter|
|Microgram: The Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department, Forensic Science Services Division (Santa Ana, California) recently received two separate tablet submissions, both suspected MDMA. The first submission consisted of four off-white tablets with an 'LV' (Louis Vuitton) logo, average net mass 240 - 250 milligrams [...]. These tablets were seized by the Orange Police Department in Orange, California (circumstances of the seizure not available). [...] Analysis by GC/MS and GC/IRD, however, indicated not MDMA but rather a mixture of 3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), caffeine, and fentanyl (not quantitated) in both submissions. These were the first submissions of this type to the laboratory.|
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