Diversion Control Division, US Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration

Employees' Poster

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Pay special attention to these items.

This image displays a poster which provides important information to Employees of businesses that sell common household items used in the illicit manufacture of methamphetamine. It lists warning signs and other items of interest.  Excerpts of the text follows:

Attention Employees!

The illicit manufacture of methamphetamine using common household items sold in THIS store is on the rise!

Pay special attention to these items:

  • Cold and allergy tablets (which contain pseudoephedrine)
  • Coffee filters
  • Mason Jars
  • Lithium batteries
  • Drain cleaner/lye
  • Acetone
  • Toluene, ether
  • Isopropyl or rubbing alcohol
  • Anhydrous ammonia
  • Pillow cases

The purchase of these items alone or in combination does not represent illicit activity, although large quantity purchases of one or more of these items may be an indication of illicit methamphetamine manufacture.

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