Originally Posted By Angelshare1:
Is that a meth lab ingrediant?
...This is the scene of a meth lab, and in the last two years Tennessee police have seized more than 1,600 labs. Methamphetamine, also known as "crystal meth," "speed," "crank" and "ice," is a recreational drug that has been rapidly gaining popularity in the United States for about 15 years.
Meth can be made in as little as 6 to 8 hours, and labs capable of producing an ounce of meth, enough to get 100 people high, can be carried in a suitcase. Recipes for meth can be found through a simple Google search.
Ingredients include pseudoephedrine, which is found in Sudafed and other nasal decongestants; red phosphorous, easily scraped off the strikers of matches; anhydrous ammonia, a common fertilizer found on farms; lithium from batteries; drain cleaner; anti-freeze and lye. All are easily accessible and can be purchased for less than $200.