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Is it ok to travel with a test kit to the US? I wouldn’t know what to say if customs ask me what it is for? 19. March 2017

I’m not sure I’d take anything more than a toothbrush and some underwear to the US in case they sent me home!

The kits are legal in the US except in Illinois, as far as I am aware. However, they may not take kindly to an honest explanation so you might be better off saying that they are vape juice additives or some other imaginative use.

Do these kits detect substances like fentanyl? I don’t know how likely it is for mdma to be cut with it, but should I use a fentanyl test as well? 17. March 2017

If you are trying to detect a small amount of fentanyl added to other drugs then you will need to use our fentanyl strips. Reagent tests can detect pure fentanyl sold in place of other drugs.

in your mdma test kit does the 3 different solutions test for every substance potentially found in your pill? 14. March 2017


By testing with multiple reagents we reduce the chance of a “false negative”, where there is an adulterant present but the test does not detect it. Reagent tests aren’t the same as a full £20,000 lab system, the idea is not to be certain, but just to have more information than you get from testing with your vital organs. You still need to proceed with a lot of caution because even pure drugs are dangerous.

Is it true that if I bought an MDMA testing kit, it would only tell me if MDMA was present in the pill and wouldn’t tell me if there were other substances present also? If this is true, would it be better to buy a purity kit as opposed to just a normal identification kit? 14. March 2017

This is only partly true. Reagent tests can only allow you to rule OUT the presence of a certain compound, not rule it in. This means that it can alert you when there is no MDMA present, but it cannot guarantee you have pure MDMA. So the idea is that you can use it to see if you should throw something away immediately, but if the result is what you expect then you should proceed with the normal amount of caution.

If I am in a club and am offered a pill how do I test it? I would obviously have the solutions with me. If I go into the toilet, what can I put it on if I don’t have paper with me? 14. March 2017

Hi there, we would strongly recommend buying and testing in a well lit environment and never buying in a club, where dealers tend to be much less likely to sell unadulterated products. It’s not possible to test on paper, you would need to use a glazed ceramic surface.

what test kit would you recommend for lsd 26. February 2017

Hi there, the LSD testing multipack is the best option for LSD testing 🙂

Is it safe to perform reagent tests inside polypropylene test tubes? 8. February 2017

Yes, short term exposure (several days) to polypropylene will cause no problems to either the plastic or the reagent.

In the MDMA kits, do you need to test the pill or powder with all three Reagents? Or can can you use different ones for different times 24. January 2017

It is strongly recommended to use more than one different reagent per sample as it gives the best chance of detecting something unexpected.

For example, a cocaine sample cut with paracetamol would show no reaction with the marquis reagent, but an obvious green result with mandelin.

Do these come with pipettes? 18. January 2017

The bottles have a built in dropping system so do not need pipettes

Is it necessary to keep the bottles in the fridge? Room temperature is the only option for me. How will this affect the reliability / shelf life of the products? Thank you. 15. January 2017

The reliability will be the same but the reagents won’t last quite as long. In our experience they will usually still get pretty close to a year but even at the best of times the shelf life varies so it’s hard to give a specific number. We find the froehde reagent lasts more than a year even when it is not refrigerated and the same for the ehrlich reagent – the reaction just takes a little longer.

Can the reagents be used straight out the fridge or have they got to be room temperature ? 10. January 2017

Allowing the reagents to come to room temperature prevents condensation on the inside of the bottle and means the reaction occurs a little quicker. It’s not essential but it is recommended to allow you to get the full shelf life.

Are you allowed to take the reagents on an aeroplane? 26. December 2016

They are legal but you would need to check with your airline regulations. Make sure that the lid is on very tight and each bottle is individually wrapped in a leakproof container.

Your colour chart for ‘Mandelin’ shows cocaine as ‘very slight darkening’ (on white background) which is very different from other companies (Dancesafe, Bunkpolice etc..) that show cocaine as ‘Orange-Yellow’reaction with ‘Mandelin’. I’m confused ? 22. December 2016

The mandelin reagent is naturally yellow when it has not been exposed to any substances. When it is exposed to cocaine it darkens slightly to give an orange colour.

What is the initial but very brief green tinge which then proceeds to a very dark violet/black a sign of when testing a supposed Ecstasy (MDMA) pill? 20. December 2016

This is just a normal reaction of MDMA – it isn’t always possible to see but it occurs even with very pure MDMA.

If I am testing ecstasy, should I be expecting the colour associated to MDMA (blue > violet > black) or will it be a mixture of colours as ecstasy does not always directly mean pure mdma? 12. December 2016

In the modern “ecstasy” market a large majority of pills contain only MDMA. If you believe they contain something else then generally it is better to throw them away rather than try to guess how the extra components will affect the risk. Some people get around this issue by buying crystal MDMA which should never have other substances added.

How discreet is purchasing from this site on a bank statement? 17. November 2016

It depends on your payment method but none of the methods we use include the full name or any product details

If i buy a kit and don’t use it will it last longer than ~1 year? I mean is it vaccuum sealed or something? Or is shelf-life starting when i place my order? U are sweet guys/girls 🙂 Love 20. October 2016

Thank you for the kind comments 🙂 The less you open the reagents, the longer they will last. The froehde reagent lasts absolutely ages, often over a year, whereas the mecke and marquis reagents will only last a year even in an inert atmosphere because they spontaneously decay. If you want a long shelf-life selection I recommend froehde, mandelin and ehrlich but really for peace of mind I think it’s better to just spend the £15 annually.

I was wondering what you mean when you say putting a quarter of a blotter into 1ml vodka. What does this do exactly? 12. October 2016

Most reagents react with the blotter paper itself, so the LSD must be dissolved into liquid first which makes only the colour change from the LSD apparent. The ehrlich reagent doesn’t react with blotter so it can be applied directly. Drop us an email if this still isn’t clear, we’ll be happy to discuss it 🙂

Each different chemical has a different colour, however what would happen if my sample has a mixture of two or more chemicals? Will it produce a different colour entirely? 6. October 2016

It will produce a mixture of the colours – a lot like mixing two colours of paint.

Can I use the 3 different reagents on a single sample of MDMA by washing it after each test or do I need to keep using sample. 22. September 2016

The MDMA is destroyed by the test so you would need to use three crumbs for three tests. This is about 1/100th of a gram for all three

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