It's a landlord's worst nightmare – you walk into your rental property only to discover that your renters aren't what they seemed. Baggies, bowls, garbage – bottles of liquid and dust everywhere. Your rental property looks less like a home than a flophouse. You suspect a possible Fentanyl Drug Lab. If you think there is something wrong, there probably is. Rental properties across the country are being used as distribution centers and production labs by entrepreneuring drug dealers. Labs come … [Read more...]
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Fentanyl Lab Cleanup and RemediationFentanyl lab cleanup and information. If you’ve found what you suspect may be a fentanyl lab or require information about cleaning up a fentanyl lab, you’ll find information to help you move forward here. From identifying a lab to safety warnings about the hazards of fentanyl and the dangers of drug labs Mayken Hazmat covers all the information you’ll need to get educated and informed. Mayken is actively involved with Alberta Health Services in the cleanup of fentanyl labs in Alberta and we highly caution individuals if they discover a lab to contact the authorities as soon as possible. Once it has been confirmed it is indeed a lab there are certain steps and processes required before we can go in and cleanup the dangers and then return it to a safe habitat going forward.
Fentanyl lab cleanup and information. If you've found what you suspect may be a fentanyl lab or require information about cleaning up a fentanyl lab, you'll find information to help you move forward here.
Drug lab clean up has become an increasingly common issue in rural areas. Fentanyl suppliers are turning to rural rentals to provide them the privacy and the space they need to produce their products. Why are Rural Rentals at Risk? Rural rental properties are excellent locations for drug labs. They are private, cheap, and landlords often fail to run criminal and financial backgrounds on prospective tenants. Producers in these locations may go months or even years without drawing attention … [Read more...]
Fentanyl is an artificial opioid legally used to treat severe pain; particularly pain associated with cancer, but there is also a dark side creating a fentanyl exposure problem. Estimated to be 100 times more potent than morphine and coveted for its euphoric effect, fentanyl is used illegally to replace or augment heroin use. Fentanyl exposure affects brain receptors and can rapidly shut down breathing. Fentanyl can be manufactured both legally and illegally. Legal, or pharmaceutical, … [Read more...]
The number of illegal fentanyl labs is on the rise in North America. First responders and rental property owners are at high risk of being exposed to this dangerous drug. Fentanyl remediation is best left to the professionals for good reason. Pure fentynal is a fine crystalline powder, and according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, it is a powerful substance. "Fentanyl is estimated to be 80 times as potent as heroin and hundreds of times more potent than … [Read more...]
Understanding what Fentanyl is? To understand why fentanyl cleanup is important, you need to understand what fentanyl actually is. Fentanyl is a synthetic opiate narcotic; a prescription drug used primarily for cancer patients suffering from severe pain. It is roughly a 100 times more powerful than morphine. Heroin, cocaine, oxycodone, and other drugs can be laced with fentanyl, in powder, liquid or pill form. Fentanyl often comes in similar packaging as other drugs. If you are a new … [Read more...]