Equivalent to just three grains of salt, three milligrams of prescription analgesics can be lethal.
The potency of highly potent synthetic opiates has created a fear of accidental exposure and overdose among many, including first responders (law enforcement, fire, rescue and emergency service personnel). It only takes a small amount of prescription analgesics inhaled through the nose or mouth and absorbed by mucous membranes to cause severe adverse reactions.
Learn more about Fentanyl Safety Recommendations and the use of Narcotic Workstations or Analgesic Hoods for safe handling of fentanyl and forensic analysis.
Ebook: Fentanyl Safety and Guard Against Exposure
Defend Against Fentanyl During Package Screening
Ebook: Synthetic Opioids: Containment Equipment for Improved Fentanyl and Carfentanil Personnel Protection