Wong, et al, studied in detail the effect of commercially available adulterants
and foodstuffs on oral-fluid drug testing and reported that these products are not capable of destroying drugs of abuse in saliva specimen.
It may be possible that other oxidizing adulterants
yet unknown to toxicology laboratories are being used that contain metal ions or substances capable of oxidizing drugs of abuse.
Arnica is a widely used ingredient in topical products in the United States and internationally, including in the homeopathic medicine industry," said Mark Blumenthal, founder and executive director of ABC and director of the ABC-AHPNCNPR Botanical Adulterants
The Ksheer-Tester is a handheld device with a single button operation that allows for detection of adulterants
in less than 60 seconds.
This was apart from the use of water, glucose and skimmed milk powder, the most commonly used adulterants
and mixing agents are designed to look like cocaine and replicate the effect.
There also is no known way to cheat an oral fluid test--and judging by the growing number of adulterant
products, beating a drug test has become a rather popular endeavor.
More recently, commercial adulterants
with names like Stealth, Klear and Urine Luck have become available on the Internet.
They include local ischemia secondary to vasoconstriction, chemical irritation from adulterants
put in "cut" cocaine, and infection secondary to trauma, decreased humoral and cell-mediated immunity, and impaired mucociliary transport:
86 million in expenses to DOT-regulated companies in training, adulterant
testing, and administrative requirements, the department also estimates a savings of about $10.
The monograph also reveals findings regarding adulteration of cranberry products, predominantly extracts, what those adulterants
are, and how they can be detected.
Tenders are invited for Milk Analyzer along with adulteration testing Machine For Analysis of Raw Milk and Adulterants
including installation/commissioning at the site