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Our Rapid Response™ Fentanyl (FYL) Test Strips have been recommended in a Johns Hopkins study.

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Fentanyl (FYL) Forensic Test Strip

Product Information
Product Code: FYL-18S7-100
Sample: Liquid / Powder
Format: Strip
Specificity: Fentanyl/Norfentanyl
Accuracy: > 98%
Time to result: 5 minutes
Storage Condition: 2-30°C/36-86°F
Test Principle: Lateral Flow Immunoassay
Contents
Test strips
Package Insert

Product Description
The Rapid ResponseTM Fentanyl (FYL) Forensic Test Kit is a lateral flow chromatographic immunoassay for the qualitative detection of Fentanyl/Norfentanyl in liquid and powder substances at the cut-off concentration of 200 ng/mL.

It is specific for Fentanyl screening with no significant cross reactivity to other opiates, such as Morphine and Heroin. The Rapid ResponseTM Fentanyl (FYL) Forensic Test Kit is able to detect Fentanyl and many other Fentanyl analogues such as Carfentanil, Acetyl Fentanyl, Butyryl Fentanyl, Remifentanil, Ocfentanil, Sufentanil, p-Fluoro Fentanyl, Furanyl Fentanyl, Valeryl Fentanyl, and 3-Methyl Fentanyl.

Interpretation of test results are: positive (one line), negative (two lines), invalid (no lines or no control line).

Fentanyl (FYL) Forensic Test Kit

Product Information
Product Code: FYL-18S7-5
Sample: Liquid / Powder
Format: Strip
Specificity: Fentanyl/Norfentanyl
Accuracy: > 98%
Time to result: 5 minutes
Storage Condition: 2-30°C/36-86°F
Test Principle: Lateral Flow Immunoassay
Contents
Test strips
Swabs
Test Tubes
Extraction Buffers
Workstation
Product Insert

Product Description
The Rapid ResponseTM Fentanyl (FYL) Forensic Test Kit is a lateral flow chromatographic immunoassay for the qualitative detection of Fentanyl/Norfentanyl in liquid and powder substances at the cut-off concentration of 200 ng/mL.

It is specific for Fentanyl screening with no significant cross reactivity to other opiates, such as Morphine and Heroin. The Rapid ResponseTM Fentanyl (FYL) Forensic Test Kit is able to detect Fentanyl and many other Fentanyl analogues such as Carfentanil, Acetyl Fentanyl, Butyryl Fentanyl, Remifentanil, Ocfentanil, Sufentanil, p-Fluoro Fentanyl, Furanyl Fentanyl, Valeryl Fentanyl, and 3-Methyl Fentanyl.

Interpretation of test results are: positive (one line), negative (two lines), invalid (no lines or no control line).

Harm Reduction in the News

California is Now Paying for People to Test Their Drugs for Fentanyl

California is paving the way!

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According to the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control, there were an estimated 64,000 drug overdose deaths in 2016 — and more than 20,000 were related to fentanyl, a type of opioid that is up to 100 times stronger than morphine.

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The Harm Reduction Model of Drug Addiction Treatment

TED talk on Harm Reduction.

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While California has made some positive strides in the fight against opioids (the latest data show that prescriptions in the state are down), deaths from one particularly powerful opioid, fentanyl, are up.

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A Test Strip That Could Save Lives

"If you had a little bit of the drug you could pop in here...you would add a little bit of water… and then you use this test strip, hold it in, and if there was fentanyl present, two red lines or pink lines would appear," says Mark Townsend.

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How Safe Injection Facilities Could Reduce Fentanyl Overdoses

In one study of 242 heroin users in British Columbia, 70 tested positive for fentanyl—and more than 50 of those hadn’t known they were using it.

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Fentanyl Is A Lethal Weapon, But $1 Test Strips Offer A Defense

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RI Governor: Drug Overdose Deaths Decline, Signaling Progress

RI Governor: Drug Overdose Deaths Decline, Signaling Progress.

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New Tool To Combat Overdose Deaths: Fentanyl Test Strips

A new study co-led by a Rhode Island epidemiologist found that a simple drug testing strip -- similar to a home pregnancy test --  accurately detected the potentially deadly opioid fentanyl in street drug samples.

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Report proposes fentanyl test strips to prevent overdoses

A thin test strip -- similar to a pregnancy test -- can detect whether a street drug contains the dangerous opioid fentanyl, according to a new report.

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California To Drug Users: We’ll Pay For You To Test Your Dope

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Opioid overdose deaths reach record level in Canada

A record number of Canadians died of opioid overdoses in 2017, according to figures released by Health Canada today.

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National report: Apparent opioid-related deaths in Canada (released March 2018)

National report: Apparent opioid-related deaths in Canada (released March 2018).

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These strips detect a deadly drug. But users still shoot up

These strips detect a deadly drug. But users still shoot up.

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Fentanyl test strips need to get into the hands of users on the streets, says public health officer

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Cheap, easy test to spot fentanyl in opioids could stem fatal overdoses. There’s just one problem.

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Nearly two-thirds of people who use drugs surveyed for this project had experienced an opioid overdose at least once, and 8 in 10 attributed their last overdose to fentanyl. Forty-two percent had witnessed someone die of an overdose.

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Fighting Fentanyl: The Practitioners

Health departments and community-based organizations across the country have been stepping up to respond to the opioid crisis. This project aimed to identify a potential tool they can use to prevent overdose deaths and engage with people who use opioids to help them move toward addiction treatment and other services.

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Fighting Fentanyl: The Researchers

Dr. Susan Sherman and Dr. Traci Green have long focused on improving the health of marginalized populations, including people with substance use disorders, sex workers and people with HIV. For this project, they wanted to both test a solution and begin to determine how well it might work in real-world settings.

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Fentanyl test strips floated as way to fight overdoses in Dayton area

A local woman wants more people in the Dayton area to know about low-price test strips that detect fentanyl in street drugs, and proponents say could help opioid abusers avoid fatal overdoses.

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$1 Fentanyl Test Strip Could Be a Major Weapon against Opioid ODs

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An Off-Label Use of Cheap Strips – to Test for Deadly Contaminants in Drugs – Gets the Backing of Science

Research is beginning to show that cheap strips can accurately detect deadly fentanyl, and encourages people to get high more cautiously.

It costs Jess Tilley $1 to purchase a fentanyl test strip—a small sum, until you consider that she's buying them by the hundreds.

Since the fall of 2016, Tilley has been paying for these strips out of pocket and distributing them for free to drug users in western Massachusetts. It's a costly exercise, but it fits in perfectly with Tilley's mission as the founder of the New England User's Union: "We wanted to come together to advocate for all drug users."

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