The pH Levels of Different Methamphetamine Drug Samples on the Street Market in Cape Town

@inproceedings{Grobler2011ThePL,
  title={The pH Levels of Different Methamphetamine Drug Samples on the Street Market in Cape Town},
  author={Sias Renier Grobler and Usuf M. E. Chikte and Jaco Westraat},
  booktitle={ISRN dentistry},
  year={2011}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine the pH levels of 29 different samples of methamphetamine on the street market in Cape Town. The sample was dissolved in water and the pH of each sample determined. The pH levels varied from 3.02 to 7.03 with an average of 5.0. Seventy-two percent (21) of the samples had a pH level below the saliva "critical pH point of 5.6" and therefore should cause significant damage to enamel, especially in hyposalivation subjects without a saliva flow. However… CONTINUE READING

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