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Clandestine Labs and Forms of Methamphetamine
Clandestine Drug Labs:
Chemicals Used in Clandestine Labs

About 34 different chemicals can be used to produce MA.  Some of the most common chemicals are [1]:

  • Ephedrine
  • Pseudoephedrine
  • Phenylpropanolamine
  • Red phosphorus
  • Iodine
  • Hydrochloric acid
  • Ether
  • Hydriodoc acid
  • Anhydrous ammonia

 

References

  • (1) Scott MS. Clandestine Drug Labs. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice; 2002 Mar 19. Report No.: 16.

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