What is a Meth Lab?

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A meth lab can be set up in any house, apartment, hotel, restaurant, barn, storage unit or other building. Common household chemicals are used to make methamphetamine, but when combined produce deadly toxins. Due to the flammable nature of the chemicals used to make meth, many labs are discovered after they have caught on fire.

Chemicals used in meth labs include:

Acetone
Alcohol
Fertilizer
Bleach
Battery Acid
Coleman Fuel
Drain Cleaner
Drain Openers
Gasoline Additives
Hydrogen Peroxide
Iodine
Lithium Batteries
Matches
Pseudoephedrine
Salt
Sodium and Lithium metal
Starting Fluid
Swimming Pool Chemicals
Gun Cleaning Solvent

Common Equipment used in meth labs:

Aluminum Foil
Bed Sheets
Blenders
Bottles
Chemistry Glassware
Camp Stoves
Cheesecloth
Coffee Filters
Cotton Balls
Duct Tape
Electric Portable Hot Plates
Funnels
Garden Spray Jugs
Gas Cans
Jugs
Paper Towels
pH Test Strips
Plastic Tubing
Pressure Cookers
Propane Tanks and Thermos
Pyrex Dishes
Rags
Rubber and Latex Gloves
Strainers
Thermometers
Turkey Basting Wand

Meth labs can be lethal to those living in the surrounding area. If you suspect a meth lab in your neighborhood, report it immediately to prevent any further damage.

For Meth lab clean up, call AEI Decon at (801) 888-6698