What is carfentanil?

July 13, 2021

What is carfentanil?

Carfentanil is an illegally produced synthetic opioid that is showing up on the streets of Ohio, often disguised and sold as heroin. However, carfentanil is actually 100 times more potent than fentanyl—a drug that is already more addictive and more dangerous than heroin itself. This means that users frequently are unaware of what they are...
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July 13, 2021

What does carfentanil look like?

Oftentimes, carfentanil has the same appearance as other addictive substances such as heroin or even cocaine. Its white, powdery characteristics are nearly indistinguishable from cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl to the human eye.
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July 13, 2021

What is carfentanil used for?

Carfentanil is not approved for human consumption because it is so dangerous. Instead, carfentanil is sometimes used as a tranquilizer for big mammals such as elephants. The DEA classifies carfentanil as a Schedule II drug to indicate just how dangerous it is.
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July 13, 2021

What is the gray death drug?

The gray death drug is a mix of several illegal and deadly opioids, like heroin, fentanyl, and carfentanil. Many times, it is entirely unknown what users will get in the gray death drug. As a result, the gray death drug is leading to a rising number of opioid-related deaths throughout Ohio.
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