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Table PPP-9. Composition of illicit drug tablets, 2011

Part (v) Information available on adulterants, cutting agents and/or impurities

CountryInformation available on adulterants, cutting agents and/or impurities
BelgiumCaffeine was found in 2 cases and BMK in 1 case.
BulgariaIn the tablets containing amphetamine the most frequently reported impurities are caffeine, theophiline, quinine, paracetamol, pyracetam, phenacetine, lidocaine, metoclopramide and CPP and the tablets containing MDMA reported impurities are caffeine and CPP.
Czech RepublicMicrocellulose, lactose and magnesium sulphate are the most frequent substances reported.
DenmarkNo information available.
GermanyCaffeine, lactose and cellulose are the most frequent substances reported.
Estonia:
Ireland:
GreeceNo information available.
Spain:
France-ACaffeine, lactose, lidocaine, cellulose and amidon are the most frequent substances reported.
France-BNo information available.
Italy:
CyprusCaffeine and vanillin are the substances reported.
LatviaNo information available.
Lithuania:
LuxembourgCaffeine and sugar are the most frequent substances reported.
HungaryCaffeine, cellulose and lactose are the most frequent substances reported.
MaltaLactose, magnesium sterate, stearic acid, palmitic acid (normal tablet excipients) and caffeine are the most frequent substances reported.
NetherlandsmCPP is the most widely used adulterant for tablets sold as ecstasy
AustriaNo information available.
PolandNo information available.
PortugalNo information available.
Romania:
SloveniaNo information available.
SlovakiaNo information available.
FinlandNo information available.
Sweden:
United KingdomNo substance reported
CroatiaNo information available.
TurkeyCaffeine, Paracetamol, Teofiline and Diphenylhydramine are the most frequent substances reported.
NorwayNo information available.
 

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