As the manufacture and sale of methamphetamine (meth) is on the rise, more and more homeowners are concerned about exposure to the hazardous chemicals found in this dangerous drug. If you have just recently moved into a new home, you may want to have the home air tested to alert you to the presence of chemicals commonly found in the manufacturing of meth. Protect your family’s health, and have your home air tested for peace of mind.
Meth is a very commonly used recreational drug. It’s most often found in white powder-like or crystal form. It affects the body by stimulating the central nervous system. The manufacturing of meth has gained momentum as access to the ingredients needed to produce this drug have become more readily accessible.
Many of the common ingredients are found in everyday household products. The ingredients used in the manufacture of meth vary from recipe to recipe and include: gasoline, bleach, and pseudoephedrine (commonly found in over the counter cold/sinus medications).
Is Meth A Threat To Non-Users?
Those involved in the manufacturing of meth usually are not careful with how they dispose of these hazardous chemicals and “dump” sites are often found in recreational areas, wooded locations, in homes and along the roadside. Due to the rising concerns of methamphetamine and the production of it, many home buyers are worried about the possibility that the homes they are considering purchasing may have been used as a meth lab. The lingering chemical residue from meth manufacturing poses a serious health threat.