Meth Test Kit Australia | What Are Home Drug Testing Kits Are Used For
Home Drug Testing Kits for Methamphetamine allows anyone to test rapidly and affordably if their property has been contaminated by meth. Australia has the highest number of Methamphetamine users per capita in the world. Although it is difficult to determine if the usage has increased over the past years, data from the National Drug Strategy Household Survey in 2016 suggested that the overall rates of methamphetamine usage have declined recently. In contrast, people who are already using methamphetamine have reported more regular and frequent use. Among Methamphetamines, ICE or Crystal Meth has been reported to become a more popular form of drug consumption. Moreover, there has been an increase of drug-related and methamphetamine related deaths in Australia with about four times higher cases in 2017 than in 1999.
Building Inspections for Meth: Why It Is Needed.
Although a huge proportion (70%) of drug labs are found in residential areas and pose a threat to anyone living nearby, the biggest threat for anyone who is owning, buying or renting a home is meth users. The consumption, handling or storage of meth produces meth residue that sticks onto surfaces inside a house that result to the same level of contamination found in meth labs where methamphetamine is made. Toxic chemicals associated with usage and production of meth can easily be transported in the air through ventilation systems and heaters.
Direct exposure to meth residue and staying in a property that contains meth residue poses serious risk to your health and well-being and although meth residue contamination is nearly invisible and odourless, testing for meth contamination is relatively easy to do and almost instant with DIY Drug Testing Kits for Methamphetamine.
You can shop online for our Surface Drug Residue Testing kits for ICE on our website. These Drug Testing Kits for Surfaces allows for almost instant results, giving you the ability to make an informed decision whether or not to move on with decontamination of meth, or Crystal Ice.
What to do if you suspect Meth Residue Contamination
Whether you are a homeowner, landlord, investor or tenant, if you suspect your property to be contaminated by meth residue, a DIY Meth Testing kit can give you instant results before moving any further.
Our home drug testing kits are available to purchase on our website here and on our partners websites. They come in packs of 3, 5, 10, 20 or 50 depending on the size of your property such as number of rooms to be tested and come with a full instruction manual on how to use them efficiently so that you can report the findings to a relevant authority or reliable company such as us.
If the test reveals positive and if the contamination levels shows less than the Australia standard of 0.5µg/100cm², further lab testing may be required before a remediation plan can be conducted.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2017a). 2016 National Drug Strategy Household Survey – Key Findings. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2019, Alcohol, tobacco & other drugs in Australia, viewed 3 December 2019, https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/alcohol/alcohol-tobacco-other-drugs-australia