Quality system: all our poducts are Made in France and have the CE/98/79 certification (in vitro diagnostic medical devices)

Contact us for a

or use our
contact form

Identification test : Synthetic Cathinones

Identification test : Synthetic Cathinones

The NarcoCheck® ID-Test® Synthetic Cathinones (or bath salts) is used to identify synthetic cathinones, such as mephedrone, methylone or MDPV on powder, pills and crystals. A yellow color indicates the presence of mephedrone. A khaki color indicates the presence of MDPV. Result within seconds.

  • Reference : IDT-SCAT-10
  • Type : Drugs identification test
  • Reliability : ≈ 99%
  • Results in : few seconds
  • Packaging : Box of 10 ampoules
  • Format : Breakable ampoule

Private individuals:
you can buy online from our drug tests retail shop.

you can ask a quotation using our contact form or call us




This test is used to identify the synthetic cathinones (also referred as “bath salts” or “plant food”), such as mephedrone, methylone (bk-MDMA), MDPV, butylone, puphedrone, pentedrone, 4-MEC, 3-MMC, 3,4-DMMC or 4MemABP on powders, crystals and pills. Based on a wet chemical reaction, this identification test is extremely reliable and easy to use. Insert a small amount of the substance to identify. In contact with the suspicious substance, the ampoule will change color. Compare then the color change with the color chart included in the leaflet.

A yellowish color indicates the presence of mephedrone, butylone, pentedrone or buphedrone.

A khaki color indicates the presence of MDPV.

A reddish color indicates the presence of 3-MMC or 4-MEC.

An orange/brownish color indicates the presence of methylone (also named M1 or bk-MDMA).


Accurate result within 1 minute.


ID-Test color card for the identification of Synthetic Cathinones 


NarcoCheck® ID-Test® is intended to be used by health professionals, law enforcement, customs and associations that promote prevention for drugs consumption related risks.


Note : this test also detects 3,4-DMMC and 4 Mem ABP.


Advantages of the NarcoCheck® ID-Test® Synthetic Cathinones :

  • Safe and easy to use
  • Immediate results
  • One step testing, easy handling and simple results reading
  • Economical and reliable
  • Environmental friendly
  • Shelf life: up to 3 years


Included in the NarcoCheck® ID-Test® Synthetic Cathinones :

  • 10 ampoules
  • 1 multi-languages leaflet with colored instructions
  • 10 spatulas
  • 10 zip bags to contain and trash used tests


Important :

The results of a chemical test of substance identification need to be confirmed by a referenced analytical method such as GC/MS and HPLC-MS/MS. This analysis will also establish an exact dosage.

How to use it


Available versions

Tube of 1 test

The test is enclosed in an individual tube with the user's instructions. Ideal for retail sales or sales to private individuals.

Currently on this page.

Box of 10 tests.

10 tests are enclosed in a single box with the user's instructions. Ideal for sales to heavy users or sales to professionals.

Ask for a quotation