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Scott Reagent, known as cocaine detector

Saturday 28 April 2018 at 02:45 am.

Today, in every part of the world, people that are engaged with illegal drugs are risen. In 2011, the top 10 addictive drugs are:

  1. Crack Cocaine;
  2. Heroin;
  3. Methamphetamine;
  4. Bath Salts;
  5. Cocaine;
  6. Amphetamines;
  7. Methadone;
  8. Benzodiazepines;
  9. Ecstasy; and
  10. Marijuana

Despite of illegalness of these drugs, people nowadays are keeping to be dependent to these.

Using abusive amounts of drug is unlawful. There are tests that are used by authorized persons to check if a person is into drugs. There are different kinds of tests that are used in ascertaining whether what kind of drugs is used by the suspect.  But since cocaine is in the top of the list of most used drugs, this article will focus on test that can determine if the suspect consumed cocaine. If you are more curious about scott reagent then you can learn more about it on wimscilabs.com.

The test that can be used to verify if there is cocaine in the system of a suspect is called Scott Reagent Test.

Scott Reagent also known as Cobalt Thiocyanate Test.  Cobalt Thiocyanate is an inorganic compound of cobalt, this compound is a substance that is used in Scott Reagent Test. This test can detect the presence of cocaine, whether cocaine HCL and/or cocaine base (crack cocaine) and other cocaine derivatives.

This test helped a lot in terms of verifying accusations and convictions of those accused persons if they are falsely accused and/or falsely convicted or if they are really guilty of using illegal substance (cocaine).

In this present time, 1 out of 10 human uses illegal drugs. Enforcer of the law that covers the subject of illegal drugs needs to seek an effective way to reveal those persons who are guilty of committing ‘illegalness’, which is beyond the law.

In such a case, through science, it will be easier for the enforcers of the law to catch criminals by relying to Scott Reagent Test or Cobalt Thiocyanate.