Merchants

ATTENTION 
RETAIL STORE EMPLOYEES
Methamphetamine manufacturing is on the rise using
common household items sold in your stores.

 

WATCH YOUR INVENTORY!
Purchased alone, the items listed do not represent narcotics activity.  FREQUENT or LARGE QUANTITY purchases of one or more of these or similar products may, however, be an indication of METHAMPHETAMINE MANUFACTURING.

 

ITEMS TO WATCH FOR

Acetone

Iodine
(veterinarian products)
Alcohol
(gasoline additives or Rubbing)
Lye
(sodium hydroxide)
Batteries (lithium)
Matches
(red phosphorus)
Coffee Filters
Muriatic Acid
Common cold pills containing ephedrine or pseudoephedrine
Propane Tank
(anhydrous ammonia storage)
Dishes
(Pyrex  or Visions)
Salt
(table or rock)
Drain Cleaner
(sulfuric acid)
Toluene
(brake cleaner)

 

Suspect A Problem?
Is there an increase in sales of the above or similar products?
Do people frequent your store and buy large quantities of the above or similar products?
CALL YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT!
Information provided by Midwest HIDTA
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